Peru’s opposition-controlled Congress approved the impeachment motion against Pedro Castillo after he decreed its temporary dissolution and called for fresh parliamentary elections. Hours later, he was arrested
The vacancy motion, which seeks Castillo’s dismissal, requires 87 votes to oust him. This is the third impeachment process that he is facing in less than a year and half in office.
The treason complaint had sought disqualification of President Castillo from public service for five years as well as his immediate removal from office
Tens of thousands of Peruvians took to the streets in the capital Lima in rejection of a third vacancy motion being promoted against President Pedro Castillo by the right-wing opposition forces
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 vacancy motion presented by the opposition party Popular Renewal against leftist President Pedro Castillo failed to gain the votes necessary to oust him
The opposition-controlled Peruvian Congress approved the admission of a vacancy motion against leftist president Pedro Castillo, accusing him of alleged corruption