Peru’s election jury proclaims socialist Pedro Castillo as president and other stories

Today we look at the official declaration of Pedro Castillo as Peru’s next president, a strike by workers at a Frito Lay plant in the US against brutal working conditions, and more

July 20, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we look at the official proclamation of Pedro Castillo as the next President of Peru, the ongoing strike by workers at a Frito Lay plant in the US against low wages and inhumane working conditions, the designation of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines as a terrorist organization amid increasing persecution under the Duterte administration, and the lifting of Covid-19 curbs in Europe and North America just as daily infections start to rise.

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