Peru: What is Coming

Gustavo Espinoza M If anyone believes that the departure of Héctor Béjar from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs solves the “political crisis” of the moment, he is completely mistaken. This is not the end of the matter. Here, it begins. The Mafia, transitorily victorious, will go on the offensive with the arrogance we all know,…

Peru: Pedro Castillo is Autonomous with Respect to the De facto Powers

Carlos Aznarez Sociologist, columnist of Diario Libre and active militant of the Peruvian Chapter of ALBA Movimientos, Ricardo Jimenez is an indispensable reference when envisioning the path that President Pedro Castillo will take in the coming months of a difficult Peruvian process. We began the interview with him commenting on the power of Castillo’s two…

Peru: A Country Where the Peasant Presence is Uncomfortable

Ollantay Itzamná Pedro Castillo Terrones. President of Peru The political and cultural system of the gamonal creole state is facing a historical possibility of being transformed by a peasant government, both symbolically and materially, to respond to the multicultural reality of the country. In 1821, the territorial jurisdiction of the former Viceroyalty of Lima was…

Inauguration Speech of Peru President Pedro Castillo, July 28, 2021

Madam President of the Congress of the Republic Ladies and Gentlemen Congressmen of the Republic, Presidents of the sister republics of Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, His Highness the King of Spain, Members of the honorable diplomatic corps. Authorities present, Women and men of my beloved Peruvian people, I begin by greeting my brothers…

Bolivia & Peru Open ‘Binational Cabinet’ With Social Movements

Kawsachun News Bolivia’s President Luis Arce has announced that a ‘Binational Cabinet’ will be installed with Peru to deal with matters of importance to both countries and where social movements will participate. President Arce attended the inauguration of Pedro Castillo and held a meeting with the new Head of State afterwards. Coming out of the…

Peru: Electoral Authority Confirms Pedro Castillo’s Victory

Carlos Noriega Pedro Castillo will assume the presidency of Peru on July 28. The electoral authorities concluded their review and rejected, for lack of grounds, all the claims of the right-wing Keiko Fujimori to annul the votes of Professor Pedro Castillo, in an attempt to snatch the victory from the left-wing candidate. Thus, after a…

Peru: Community Kitchens, Crisis and Inequality

Marco Teruggi The pandemic and the economic crisis in Peru have led to the emergence of community kitchens being organized in the poorest areas of the country’s capital, Lima. In such neighborhoods, local women have organized themselves to get food and cook it, thus facing poverty and filling in for the absence of aid from…

The Imminent Coup in Peru

Kawsachun News Legal maneuvers and delays, presented by the far-right, are pushing Peru closer to a coup with each passing day. It’s been 20 days since Peru’s June 6th election, and the authorities have not yet proclaimed the winner, Pedro Castillo. According to the law, a new President must be proclaimed by July 28th, and…