Peru: ‘This Is The Beginning Of A Soft Coup’

By Sengo Perez, Workers World. -

People are afraid. People have a very reverent attitude toward the Armed Forces, which are understood as guardian institutions of the nation. But a nation does not have tutelage; a democracy does [...]

ALBA Movements Issue Alert Over Coup Attempt In Peru

By Kawsachun News. -

ALBA Movimientos is issuing an alert of a coup underway against the government of Pedro Castillo in Peru and is calling for international solidarity, saying, the removal of Héctor Bejar from the [...]

Peru: A Coup Brewing

By Ángel Guerra Cabrera, Orinoco Tribune. -

The onslaught of the Peruvian right wing against the government of President Pedro Castillo Terrones began long before he was proclaimed president after many delays—it began when his passage to [...]

Perú On The Lima Group

By Mision Verdad, Orinoco Tribune. -

A few days after the inauguration of Pedro Castillo, the Peruvian government has changed the official position that its predecessors maintained regarding the internal affairs of Venezuela. [...]

Bolivia And Peru Open ‘Binational Cabinet’ With Social Movements

By Kawsachun News. -

President Arce attended the inauguration of Pedro Castillo and held a meeting with the new Head of State afterwards. Coming out of the meeting Arce stated, “In a meeting with our brother [...]

Peru’s Socialist President, Pedro Castillo, In His Own Words

By Pedro Castillo, Progressive International. -

Peru’s presidential campaign between leftist Pedro Castillo and right-wing Keiko Fujimori has been an epic struggle. When it was clear that Castillo would win with a razor-thin margin, Fujimori — [...]

Arce-Castillo Socialist Alliance For South America, Part II

By Oliver Boyd-Barrett, Popular Resistance. -

Arce in Bolivia and Castillo in Peru face some similar challenges: paralyzed economies, the exhaustion of some sources of income such as natural gas and the emergence of others (e.g. lithium); [...]

Arce-Castillo Socialist Alliance For South America, Part I

By Oliver Boyd-Barrett, Popular Resistance. -

On July 28, 2021, Pedro Castillo, son of illiterate Andean peasants will be inaugurated as President of Peru, celebrating the victory of his socialist party Perú Libre in the elections of June. [...]

Pedro Castillo Has Been Elected President Of Peru

By Staff, Kawsachun News. -

Leftist candidate Pedro Castillo has been formally declared as President-elect of Peru, by the country’s National Electoral Court (JNE), after a month of delays due to baseless claims of ‘fraud’ [...]

Dirty Tricks Campaign In Peru To Deny The Left’s Presidential Victory

By José Carlos Llerena Robles and Vijay Prashad, Green Left. -

Half an hour’s taxi ride from the House of Pizarro, the presidential palace in Lima, Peru, is a high-security prison at the Callao naval base. The prison was built to hold leaders of Sendero [...]

Peru: Journalist Warns Of Bolivia-Style Coup After The Election

By Telesur English. -

Peru’s elitist right-wing forces behind presidential contender Keiko Fujimori are leading a “political propaganda” campaign of fraud allegations against her leftist rival Pedro Castillo and even [...]

Pedro Castillo’s Victory Raises Hopes Beyond Peru

By Steve Ellner, Orinoco Tribune. -

Peru’s long-standing polarity between a large extension of coastal region, where the nation’s wealth is concentrated, and the much-neglected interior was on full display in the June 6 [...]

A Peasant-Teacher Just Won The Peruvian Elections

By Matt Kirkegaard, Novara Media. -

On the ground in Lima, the cloud of political uncertainty remains so thick it can be difficult to grasp the basic facts about this election and its historic importance for the people of [...]

Will Keiko Fujimori Burn The Country Down Before Accepting Defeat?

By Daniel Espinosa, The Grayzone. -

Lima, Peru – Keiko Fujimori, the political heiress to the jailed Peruvian former dictator Alberto Fujimori, appears to have lost her third election in a row. This time, she has been defeated by [...]

Peru Electoral Authorities Extend Deadline For Fujimori Fraud Claims

By Kawsachun News. -

Peru’s National Elections Court (Jurado Nacional de Elecciones, JNE) has extended the deadline for presenting motions to nullify votes. The move will benefit far-right candidate Keiko Fujimori [...]