Thousands march in Peru capital demanding president step down

A demonstrator reacts before security forces as people protest demanding the dissolution of Congress and democratic elections, in rejection of Dina Boluarte as Peru's president, after the ouster of President Pedro Castillo, in Lima, Peru, Jan 12, 2023. (SEBASTIAN CASTANEDA / REUTERS) LIMA – Thousands took to the streets of Peru's capital Lima on Thursday […]

More senior Portuguese officials resign over state-owned airline scandal

Portuguese Infrastructure Minister Pedro Nuno Santos (second right), together with then US secretary of state for energy Dan Brouillette (center), visit the LNG Liquified Natural Gas Terminal at Sines seaport in Sines, on Feb 12, 2020. (PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA / AFP) LISBON – Portuguese Minister of Infrastructure and Housing Pedro Nuno Santos presented his […]

Peru’s defense chief named PM in Cabinet shuffle after protests

This handout picture distributed by the Peruvian Presidency press service shows Peru's President Dina Boluarte (left) posing with Alberto Otarola, her newly sworn chief of staff, during a swearing-in ceremony at the Palace of Government in Lima on Dec 21, 2022. (VICTOR GONZALES / PERUVIAN PRESIDENCY / AFP) LIMA/MEXICO CITY – Peru's President Dina Boluarte […]

Peru ministers quit after protest deaths as new govt wobbles

Demonstrators stand on an airport tarmac amid violent protests following the ousting and arrest of former President Pedro Castillo, in Ayacucho, Peru Dec 15, 2022. (MIGUEL GUTIERREZ CHERO / REUTERS) LIMA – Pressure rose on Peru's fledgling government on Friday as two Cabinet members resigned following deadly protests that have rocked the country since former […]

Thousands march in Peru, demanding resignation of President Castillo

People opposing the government of Peruvian President Pedro Castillo hold a demonstration to demand his resignation in Lima, on Nov 5, 2022. (ERNESTO BENAVIDES / AFP) LIMA – Thousands of people took to the streets across Peru on Saturday to demand the resignation of embattled President Pedro Castillo, a leftist whose government is under investigation […]