Peru’s Contentious Election

Aug 5, 2021
5:59 PM
Originally published at Audioboom

Following a historic and controversial presidential election victory that could change the direction of Peruvian politics, Latino Rebels Radio speaks with Peruvian sociologist Francesca Emanuele on challenges faced by President Pedro Castillo and the right wing that still contests his victory. Emanuele is also a research assistant at American University in Washington D.C.

Featured image: Peru’s President Pedro Castillo, center, and his Defense Minister Walter Ayala arrive for a military parade in Lima, Peru, Friday, July 30, 2021. (AP Photo/Guadalupe Pardo)

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Music courtesy of La Plebe.