Peru ministers quit after protest deaths as new govt wobbles

Demonstrators stand on an airport tarmac amid violent protests following the ousting and arrest of former President Pedro Castillo, in Ayacucho, Peru Dec 15, 2022. (MIGUEL GUTIERREZ CHERO / REUTERS) LIMA – Pressure rose on Peru's fledgling government on Friday as two Cabinet members resigned following deadly protests that have rocked the country since former […]

Peru’s Castillo jail term extended as diplomatic spat worsens

In this file photo taken on Dec 07, 2021, Peruvian President Pedro Castillo speaks during a massive rally calling for political and economic stability in Juliaca, Puno region, Peru. (CARLOS MAMANI / AFP) LIMA – Peruvian ex-president Pedro Castillo's prison stay was extended by 18 months amid a deepening diplomatic spat with left-leaning countries in […]

Peru: Third impeachment bid against Castillo launched

Hand out photo released by the Peruvian Presidency press office of President Pedro Castillo, announcing in a televised statement his decision to "reshuffle" his ministerial cabinet in Lima on Feb 4, 2022. (ALDAIR MEJIA / PERUVIAN PRESIDENCY / AFP) LIMA — Peru opposition legislators on Tuesday presented another impeachment motion against President Pedro Castillo, the […]

Thousands march in Peru, demanding resignation of President Castillo

People opposing the government of Peruvian President Pedro Castillo hold a demonstration to demand his resignation in Lima, on Nov 5, 2022. (ERNESTO BENAVIDES / AFP) LIMA – Thousands of people took to the streets across Peru on Saturday to demand the resignation of embattled President Pedro Castillo, a leftist whose government is under investigation […]