As deadly protests continue, Peru’s government faces crisis | protest news

As deadly protests continue, Peru’s government faces crisis |  protest news

Lima, Peru – Dozens of civilians shot dead by armed forces. The gates of a prominent public university are stormed by a military tank. Police stations set on fire. Nearly seven weeks after Dina Boluarte ascended to Peru’s presidency in the wake of the chaotic ouster of her predecessor Pedro Castillo, the protests that have … Read more

Access to Machu Picchu suspended due to unrest in Peru

Access to Machu Picchu suspended due to unrest in Peru

CNN — Tourist access to Machu Picchu Citadel and the Inca Trail Network has been suspended until further notice due to ongoing unrest in Peru, officials in the country said Saturday. The Decentralized Culture Directorate and the Machu Picchu Historical Sanctuary Directorate said in a statement the day before that tourists who have tickets for … Read more

Access to Machu Picchu suspended due to unrest in Peru

Access to Machu Picchu suspended due to unrest in Peru

CNN — Tourist access to Machu Picchu Citadel and the Inca Trail Network has been suspended until further notice due to ongoing unrest in Peru, officials in the country said Saturday. The Decentralized Culture Directorate and the Machu Picchu Historical Sanctuary Directorate said in a statement the day before that tourists who have tickets for … Read more

Protests move to Peru’s capital, met by tear gas and smoke

Protests move to Peru’s capital, met by tear gas and smoke

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Thousands of protesters demanding the impeachment of President Dina Boluarte poured into Peru’s capital and clashed with police who fired tear gas. Many came from remote areas, where dozens have died in unrest that has gripped the country since Peru’s first leader with a rural background in the Andes was relieved … Read more

Peru’s Andes “descended” to capital to demand the leader’s resignation

Peru’s Andes “descended” to capital to demand the leader’s resignation

LIMA, Peru (AP) — People poured into Peru’s coastal capital, many from remote Andean regions, for a protest Thursday against President Dina Boluarte and in support of her predecessor, whose ouster last month sparked deadly unrest and plunged the nation into political chaos. On Thursday morning, a tense calm reigned in the streets of Lima … Read more