Reflections on the Peruvian Uprising
A comrade from Argentina shares their experience of the Peruvian Uprising
Matías BusiApril 7, 2023
The Peruvian Uprising: Massive Protests Demand the Fall of the Coup Regime and a Constituent Assembly
Peru has erupted in a massive uprising demanding that President Dina Boluarte resign, that the current Congress be shut down, and that a new constitution be established. The protests are the culmination of years of political oppression of the country’s indigenous communities, drastic poverty rates and precarity for Peru’s workers and poor, and a political regime that continues the legacy of Alberto Fujimori’s dictatorship.
La Izquierda Diario PerúJanuary 25, 2023
Peru’s ‘Progressive’ President Sends the Police to Repress Popular Mobilizations
Protests against the rising cost of living have shaken Peru. The crisis demonstrates the dead end of “anti-neoliberal” figures like President Pedro Castillo and parties who try to administer the capitalist state.
Robert BelanoApril 9, 2022
Peru’s President Wants the Army to Fight Petty Crime in the Streets
Peru’s president, Pedro Castillo, has made a reactionary proposal to put the military in the country’s streets as a way to fight petty crime. It’s part of his effort to regain some of the populist approval he’s been losing since his election last July.
Federico QuispeFebruary 19, 2022