Peru, President Castillo attempts coup: dismissed by Parliament and arrested. His deputy Dina Boluarte swears in: she is the first woman to become Head of State

Peru President Castillo attempts coup dismissed by Parliament and arrested

At the end of a long tug-of-war between the executive and legislative branches, the Peruvian parliament ousted the president in an emergency procedure Pedro Castillo. The Parliament, however, has accelerated a procedure of impeachment for “moral incapacity”, whose vote was scheduled for today. Following the vote that impeached Castillo, the vice president was summoned Dina … Read more