Peru's Congress refused once again Wednesday to bring forward the elections to 2023 as requested by President Dina Boluarte who was acquiescing to the demands of the numerous demonstrators that flocked the streets and roads since the Dec. 7 impeachment of Pedro Castillo Terrones.Add your comment!
Peru's one-house Congress Monday approved by 66 votes in favor, 49 against, and 6 abstentions to reconsider a previous decision on not moving forward the elections to sometime this year. Lawmakers are now to decide on a possible date.Add your comment!
Peruvian President Dina Boluarte said Friday that she did not oppose bringing forward the elections, which is one of the demands of the demonstrators that have marched all across the country since the impeachment of former President Pedro Castillo Terrones on Dec. 7.Add your comment!
Peruvian President Dina Boluarte Wednesday asked the international community to endorse the holding of early elections in Peru, which she had already entrusted Congress with devising. She also said every possible solution should be within constitutional boundaries.1 comment
Peruvian authorities have arrested some 200 demonstrators during the weekend after the March of the Four Suyos (Inca empire provinces) advanced on Lima -the so-called Lima Takeover- demanding President Dina Boluarte's resignation, in addition to fresh elections and a constituent assembly.
The number of people killed after President Dina Boluarte took office early last month following the impeachment of Pedro Castillo Terrones, who had tried to dissolve Congress and ruled by decree, has reached 54 Thursday as demonstrators staged the so-called Lima Takeover in the Peruvian capital and clashes with law enforcement officers were reported in other parts of the violence-torn South American country.
Over 11,000 law enforcement officers were deployed Thursday across Peru's capital and the nearby port of Callao as anti-government demonstrators were getting ready to stage the so-called Lima Takeover.
Peruvian President Dina Boluarte met Monday with religious leaders of various faiths to promote dialogue amid mounting tension as protesters are preparing to stage a mass rally this week in Lima demanding her resignation, in addition to other measures.
Demonstrators gathered Sunday in Lima to express their rejection of President Dina Boluarte's staying in office barely over a month after taking over from the deposed Pedro Castillo Terrones who is held in pre-trial detention.
The Peruvian Government of President Dina Boluarte has declared a state of emergency in several areas of the South American country after over a month of social unrest.