Peril in Peru: Protests, Unrest and Calls for Change
About the Episode
Unrest & instability has surrounded Peruvian politics for the last seven years as six different presidents have taken office. Over the past month, anti-government protests have erupted, uniting disenfranchised Peruvians who are demanding that the newest president, Dina Boluarte, step down. Reporting from Peru, Cynthia Sanborn and Ryan Dube explore what is driving the unrest, unpack Peru’s unprecedented political instability and why democracy is at stake on Deep Dish.
- Peru's Overlapping Messes, Cynthia Sanborn & Beatriz García Nice, Wilson Center, Jan 20, 2023
- Peruvian Protesters March in Capital Against Government, Ryan Dube, Wall Street Journal, Jan 20, 2023
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