Tens of thousands of Peruvians took to the streets across the country on July 19 to protest the Dina Boluarte coup government, reports Ana Zorita, marking the first of 10 days of national action called for by unions and grassroots organisations.
Peru withdrew its ambassador from Colombia following statements from Colombian President Gustavo Petro in support of ousted Peruvian President Pedro Castillo, reports Peoples Dispatch.
Jorge Escalante discusses the protest movement, the nature of the Boluarte coup government and what it might take to bring it down.
A rapid end to the Peruvian crisis appears unlikely after the right-wing “soft coup” against President Pedro Castillo, writes Rodrigo Acuña.
While helicopters flew overhead, members of Peru’s national army shot down civilians with live bullets in the outskirts of the city of Ayacucho on December 15, reports Zoe Alexandra.
Massive protests continue in Peru in a widespread rejection of the right-wing coup against President Pedro Castillo on December 7, reports Ana Zorita.
Protesters rallied outside the Peruvian Consulate in Sydney to demand an end to the killings in Peru following Pedro Castillo's arrest. Jim McIlroy reports.
Peruvian President Pedro Castillo has been impeached by right-wing forces in Congress, the final act in a 17-month-long destabilisation campaign, reports Ana Zorita.
Pedro Castillo came to power on a leftist platform with the support of Peru’s poorest people. In response, anti-democratic forces and their powerful capitalist backers have dedicated themselves to ousting Castillo ever since, writes Ben Radford.
Protests erupted after Peru’s Constitutional Court reinstated a 2017 pardon granted to imprisoned former president Alberto Fujimori, reports Ben Radford.
Since Peruvian president Pedro Castillo’s electoral victory in June, right-wing and anti-democratic forces have continued to campaign to remove him from office, reports Ben Radford.
After a series of setbacks in 2015-19 suggested to many observers that the era of leftist governance in Latin America was over, the picture today is very different. A recent Alborada forum looked at what lies behind the Latin American left’s resurgence.
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