29 January 2023

What is fueling public anger in Peru? | Inside Story

Protesters in Peru have defied a state of emergency to gather in the captial Lima to call for President Dina Boluarte to resign. Thousands of people arrived in a caravan from the regions. Many of the supporters of former president Pedro Castillo have a similar background to their former leader. They are indigenous, poor and live in Peru's rural and mountain regions. The say President Dina Boluarte's government does not represent them. Protesters want early elections but Bolurate has refused to step down. What will it take to fix the ongoing crisis? Presenter: Dareen Abughaida Guests: Juan Claudio Lechin- political analyst and writer Michael Shifter, President of Inter-American Dialogue and member of the Council on Foreign Relations Alonso Gurmendi Dunkelberg, lecturer in international relations at Oxford University and author of a book on humanitarian law in Peru's post-conflict reconcilliation process. Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/ #Peru #PeruProtests #PeruUnrest #PeruPoliticalCrisis #DinaBoluarte #PedroCastillo
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