According to the official results announced by the Peruvian Electoral Authority – ONPE, Pedro Castillo of the Perú Libre party has won the elections with 50.137% votes.
While by all accounts, Pedro Castillo won the second round presidential elections, his adversary has refused to concede, and many fear that tensions could escalate with the help of Peru’s loyal right and the newly appointed US ambassador
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.
500 years of colonial history, 200 years of life as a republic, and 40 years of experience of the rural and urban peasant patrols movement, to understand a subject and a process that come from afar
According to the opinion poll conducted by Ipsos Peru, Pedro Castillo is leading the voting intention with 42% of the votes, while his rival Keiko Fujimori follows him with 31% of the votes
Sociologist Ricardo Jiménez A. discusses the significance of the electoral victory of Pedro Castillo and what it represents for the left in Peru
Today we look at the preliminary results of Peru’s elections, the prosecution of communists in Kenya, the crackdown on Palestinian political leaders by Israel, and protests on the 2nd anniversary of Julian Assange’s arrest
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
Francisco Sagasti was chosen as interim president by Congress on Monday. This follows the resignation of interim president Manuel Merino after mass outrage over the assassination of two protesters by the police on Saturday