Peru: President Vizcarra Ousted, Mass Protests Erupt

Cover photo by Ernesto Benavides for AFP via Getty Images By Robin Fontaine and Jakob Stein On November 9, the Peruvian congress impeached President Martín Vizcarra for “moral incapacity,” accusing him of receiving more than $600,000 in bribes from a construction project when he was governor of Moquegua. The next day, Manuel Merino, President of Congress, assumed the office before resigning just five days later … Continue reading Peru: President Vizcarra Ousted, Mass Protests Erupt