Peru’s political whirlwind in three moments
- December 10, 2022
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Pedro Castillo was ousted as president on a fast-moving and dramatic day for Peruvian politics.
Members of Congress declared their intention to impeach the now ex-president – hours after he tried to dissolve parliament in a shock move that was quickly ignored.
Now the country has its first female leader, Dina Boluarte, who was previously Mr Castillo’s vice president.
Here are three key moments from the tumultuous day in Lima.
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