Peru

The Guardian • Peru

Issue #1966

Peru elects a left-wing president

Pedro Castillo has been confirmed as the next President of Peru after a neck and neck election, defeating Keiko Fujimori.

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Issue #1957

Peru’s electoral authority declares presidential runoff June 6

On a more than 10-hour election day, Peruvians went to the polls to elect their new president; however, the campaign will be extended until June 6 with the second-round runoff.

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Issue #2038

GLOBAL BRIEFS

PERU: The tense confrontation between the police and protesters seems to be escalating daily. Only last week the police raided the largest public university in...

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Issue #2040

Solidarity with the Peruvian people

Communist and workers’ parties around the world have expressed their condemnation at the removal of Peruvian president Pedro Castillo in a right-wing coup d’état last...

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Issue #2041

GLOBAL BRIEFS

PERU: Hip hop, rock reggae, and punk songs are accompanying the continuing protests of thousands of Peruvians. Displaying unprecedented creativity, Peruvian youth have composed songs...

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Glencore’s Cerrejón mine in La Guajira. Issue #2095

Agreements that strangle democracy

“Where there is water, there is life. Without it, where are we going to live?” asks Leobardo Sierra, a 48-year-old Wayuu Indigenous leader from Colombia...

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