Peruvian Elections 2021
Peruvian President Pedro Castillo presents a bill to reduce poor families’ electricity bills

The energy bill, presented in the Peruvian Congress by President Pedro Castillo, will provide over 21 million vulnerable families with a discount of up to 15% on their monthly electricity bills

Peruvian Congress rejects impeachment of President Pedro Castillo

With 76 votes against and 46 votes in favor, the members of Congress rejected the right-wing proposal

Thousands march against right-wing maneuver to impeach President Pedro Castillo

In a new attempt to destabilize President Pedro Castillo’s government, the right-wing forces in Peru have presented a motion to impeach him. The attack led thousands of citizens to take the streets in defense of their president

Thousands reach Delhi as farmers mark 1 year of historic sit-in and other stories

Today we look at 1 year of the historic Indian farmers’ struggle, an impeachment motion filed against Peru’s President Pedro Castillo, and more

Peruvian President Pedro Castillo’s cabinet continues to suffer blows

Defense minister Walter Ayala is the tenth minister of President Pedro Castillos’s cabinet who had been forced to resign due to a defamation campaign by right-wing forces

Latin American movements warn of a coup underway in Peru

The Social Movements of ALBA platform said the resignation of Peruvian foreign minister Héctor Béjar is a clear example of the ongoing coup against the newly inaugurated left government

Progressive movements warn of right-wing coup against Pedro Castillo and other stories

Today we look at ALBA Movements’ statement on the coup attempts in Peru, fuel and medical shortages in Lebanon as the government cuts subsidies, and more

Mapping Faultlines: What Pedro Castillo’s victory means for Peru and Latin America

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha looks at the implications of Pedro Castillo’s victory in the Peruvian elections and its wider ramifications on the continent as a whole

Warrior Met Coal strike completes 4 months amid repression in the US and other stories

Today we look at the 4 month long strike by Warrior Met Coal workers in the US, the fatal shooting of a Palestinian child by Israeli forces in the Occupied West Bank, and more

Pedro Castillo sworn in as president of Peru after more than a month of uncertainty

Many progressive leaders of the Latin American and Caribbean region believe that Castillo will strengthen regional integration and the anti-imperialist movement in the region.

Pedro Castillo takes office as Peru’s new president

In his first speech as president, peasant and public school teacher Pedro Castillo stressed that his government will prioritize the needs of the historically marginalized sectors and outlined a series of progressive reforms to transform the country

Peru’s election jury proclaims socialist Pedro Castillo as president and other stories

Today we look at the official declaration of Pedro Castillo as Peru’s next president, a strike by workers at a Frito Lay plant in the US against brutal working conditions, and more

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