Mapping Faultlines: What Pedro Castillo’s victory means for Peru and Latin America

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha looks at the implications of Pedro Castillo’s victory in the Peruvian elections and its wider ramifications on the continent as a whole

August 02, 2021 by Newsclick

Pedro Castillo has been sworn in as the president of Peru despite numerous attempts by the right wing to invalidate his victory. The left-wing teacher has already set a radical agenda and his coming to power may have an impact on the continent as a whole. In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha looks at the implications of Castillo’s victory.

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