Torres resigned from his position on August 3 citing personal reasons. During his tenure, Torres assumed a strong position in defense of the Pedro Castillo government in the face of countless attacks from the right-wing opposition sectors
The Prosecutor’s office has opened a new investigation against President Pedro Castillo. At the same time, the far-right opposition has announced the presentation of a bill seeking reduction of votes necessary for presidential vacancy
“The decision obeys my responsibility as president of 33 million Peruvians,” the head of state said in a letter
President Pedro Castillo has announced that he would soon present a bill to eliminate immunity for all high-ranking state officials in order to promote transparency
Members of the ruling left-wing Free Peru (PL) party and its allies have fiercely condemned the shelving of the bill and vowed to continue fighting for an inclusive constitution
After a year of ongoing crisis, Peoples Dispatch looks back on some of the most important labor struggles of this past year.
The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) considered that the Constitutional Court’s decision to reinstate a controversial presidential pardon granted to former dictator Alberto Fujimori in 2017, failed to give adequate weight to the right to justice of Fujimori’s victims
Castillo is facing criticism from left and right sectors and even went back on imposing a curfew in response to the truckers’ strike
The vacancy motion presented by the opposition party Popular Renewal against leftist President Pedro Castillo failed to gain the votes necessary to oust him
Today we look at the landmark 2-day general strike by Indian workers; a 2nd failed vacancy motion against Peru’s President Castillo, and more
Fujimori’s dictatorship in the 1990s was marked by grave human rights violations as well as corruption including crimes of aggravated kidnapping, forced disappearance and murder of thousands of leftist guerillas especially of the Shining Path.
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