Peru declares nationwide state of emergency as crisis deepens

INTERNATIONAL Peru has declared a nationwide state of emergency amid a week of protest and political upheaval following the removal and arrest of former President Pedro Castillo. Peruvian defence minister Alberto Otarola announced the new 30-day measure on Wednesday, which he said involved “the suspension of freedom of movement and assembly” and[…]

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Peru: Pedro Pablo Kuczynski sworn in as president

Former Wall Street banker Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has been sworn in as Peru’s new president. The conservative politician, who is known as a technocrat with a polished resume, choked up as he took the oath of office on Thursday, before donning his new red-and-white presidential sash over his pinstriped suit.[…]

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