COVID-19 in Peru
Why hasn’t Pedro Castillo been declared the winner of Peru’s presidential elections yet?

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.

Rural teacher Pedro Castillo poised to write a new chapter in Peru’s history

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.

Keiko Fujimori alleges fraud as Pedro Castillo takes leads in Peru’s presidential run-off

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

Peru elections: Will there be a left-wing resurgence?

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.

Peruvian national police evict homeless families with tear gas

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

UN warns of mass displacement and food insecurity in Myanmar and other stories

Today we look at forced displacements under the military coup in Myanmar, a complaint against Chile’s President Piñera in the ICC, and more

Thousands of houseless Peruvians forced to live in temporary camps

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.

Left candidate Pedro Castillo wins first round of presidential elections in Peru, heads to run-off

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

What to expect in Peru’s general elections on Sunday

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

What is happening in Latin America with vaccine roll-out?

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

Peruvian health workers’ strike enters third week

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

Peruvian health workers embark on an indefinite strike

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

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