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Tens of thousands on the streets of Peru in national strike

The pro-democracy protests have received the support of several celebrities, universities and progressive political parties

Peruvian President Pedro Castillo leaves Free Peru party

“The decision obeys my responsibility as president of 33 million Peruvians,” the head of state said in a letter

Outrage in Peru following Court’s decision to release former dictator Alberto Fujimori

83-year-old Alberto Fujimori has been serving a 25-year prison sentence since 2009 for crimes against humanity and corruption committed during his regime

Finally, a popular Left born in Peru

Sociologist Ricardo Jiménez A. discusses the significance of the electoral victory of Pedro Castillo and what it represents for the left in Peru

Peruvian agricultural workers’ strike met with violent repression

Agricultural workers are mobilizing to demand that the Peruvian government and Congress follow through on their promise to pass a law granting labor rights and ensuring better working conditions for workers in this sector

Peru has a new interim president but social movements demand ‘refoundation’

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

Why are Peruvians protesting president Vizcarra’s impeachment?

Martín Vizcarra is far from a ‘progressive’ leader and does not represent the interests of the masses, so why are thousands on the street rejecting his impeachment and even classifying it as a coup?

Is Peru witnessing a parliamentary coup?

What are the forces behind Peruvian president Martín Vizcarra’s impeachment following a rapid and bizarre session of the Congress? Who stands to benefit? Why have thousands taken to the streets to protest?