Pedro Castillo sworn in as president of Peru after more than a month of uncertainty

Many progressive leaders of the Latin American and Caribbean region believe that Castillo will strengthen regional integration and the anti-imperialist movement in the region.

July 30, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

On July 28, Pedro Castillo of the left-wing Free Peru party was sworn in as the president of Peru. The 51-year-old peasant, school teacher and trade unionist vowed to end corruption and change Peru’s free-market friendly constitution in his swearing-in speech.

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