Peru's one-house Congress Tuesday dismissed a motion to impeach President Dina Boluarte for “moral incapacity” by 64 votes to 37, and 10 abstentions. A reconsideration mooted immediately afterward was also rejected by 67 votes to 34 and, again, 10 abstentions. In view of these results, Congress Speaker José Williams ordered the case shelved.
A Peruvian Congress plenum is to decide Friday whether further consideration will be given to the possibility of moving forward the elections in a country that has seen some 70 people dead in rampant episodes of violence following the Dec. 7 impeachment of then-President Pedro Castillo Terrones and the subsequent promotion of Vice Pte. Dina Boluarte to the position of head of state.
Chile's President Sebastián Piñera will be allowed to stay in office until March 11, 2022, after an attempt to impeach him Tuesday failed to be endorsed by the Senate.
Chile's Lower House Tuesday passed a motion to impeach President Sebastián Piñera for his involvement in the Dominga mining company affair, which was included in the Pandora Papers report.
An Ipsos survey released Thursday has shown that 60% of Chileans were in favour of launching the impeachment process against President Sebastián Piñera for the obscure deals for which his name ended up included in the so-called Pandora Papers investigations.
Chile's opposition has agreed Tuesday to seek the impeachment of President Sebastián Piñera after the head of state's name came out in the so-called Pandora Papers report, which mentioned political leaders and celebrities worldwide who have or have had investments in tax havens.
Ten Brazilian political parties agreed to question President Jair Bolsonaro's request for the impeachment of Supreme Federal Court (STF) Justice Alexandre de Moraes.
Argentine opposition lawmakers Thursday announced they would be seeking the impeachment of President Alberto Fernández after the image of him holding a party in violation of his own urgency emergency decree (DNU) capping attendants and mandating distancing protocols became public knowledge.
A request to impeach President Jair Bolsonaro was submitted Wednesday into Brazil's House of Deputies by opposition political parties, social movements and organizations.
A survey by pollsters Datafolha revealed 49% of Brazilians were in favour of impeaching President Jair Bolsonaro, it was reported.