Pedro Castillo of the left-wing Free Peru party won the second round of presidential elections but his opponent has refused to concede and the National Jury of Elections (JNE) has not yet proclaimed him as winner.
On the foreign policy front, Castillo’s victory will represent a huge blow to US interests in the region and an important step towards reactivating Latin American integration.
Fujimori, who had been leading in the early vote count, refused to respect the official results and raised allegations of fraud when Castillo pulled ahead
Within the candidacy and project of Pedro Castillo and the Free Peru party, many of the historically marginalized sectors are finding new found hope and inspiration.
On the morning of April 28, a contingent of 2,700 police officials attacked and evicted the 10,000 homeless people living in Lomo de Corvina
Today we look at forced displacements under the military coup in Myanmar, a complaint against Chile’s President Piñera in the ICC, and more
Over 10,000 Peruvians, who lost their livelihoods during the COVID-19 pandemic, have sought refuge in temporary camps set up on abandoned land in the Lomo de Corvina area, in the Villa El Salvador district, situated on the outskirts of the capital Lima.
According to the preliminary results by the National Office of Electoral Processes (ONPE), Pedro Castillo of the left-wing Free Peru party won 18.9% of the votes. It is still unclear who his opponent will be as three candidates are technically tied for second place
Ahead of the general elections in Peru on April 11, we look at the leading candidates, their backgrounds and their proposals to deal with the crises facing the country
In Latin American and the Carribean region, so far, nine countries have begun inoculating their populations against COVID-19 and all of them are providing free vaccination to all citizens
Since January 13, thousands of healthcare professionals from a dozen health workers’ unions have been carrying out an indefinite national strike, demanding a greater budget for the public health sector and better working conditions, among other demands
The healthcare professionals are demanding a greater budget for the public health sector in 2021 given the unprecedented situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic