21 Nov 2020
Peru's President Manuel Merino quit after only five days in office, following a stunning vote by Congress to oust popular ex-President Martín Vizcarra. Protesters decried the vote as a "coup" as rallies turned deadly.
20 Nov 2020
Thousands of people have taken to the streets across several Peruvian cities as citizens vented their frustrations at the impeachment of Martin Vizcarra. Congress has urged interim president Manuel Merino to step down.
13 Nov 2020
Thousands of protesters hit the streets in Lima over the recent ousting of President Martin Vizcarra over corruption allegations and Speaker of Congress Manuel Merino assuming the role. Clashes occured when protesters struggled to enter Abancay Avenue, a few blocks from the Congress of the Republic.
2 Oct 2019
President Martin Vizcarra has dissolved the opposition-controlled Congress, which he accuses of stonewalling attempts to curb widespread corruption. Opposition lawmakers have voted to suspend him in response.