Everything you need to know about the crisis in Peru

Tuesday, 28 February 2023 —  MintPress News

After Peru’s Indigenous President Pedro Castillo was removed from power through lawfare in December 2022, his supporters took to the streets for waves of protests in which the police killed dozens.

Eliana Carlin, a Peruvian political scientist, joins Lee Camp for a live interview on the situation on the ground today, and the Peruvian campaign to overturn the US-backed legislative coup.

Indigenous organizations in Peru declare state of emergency

Friday, 24 June 2022 — Climate & Capitalism


Stop assassinations, end land grabs, recognize rights to ancestral territories

International companies are destroying forests to create palm oil plantations

The following statement was issued by thirteen Indigenous organizations from across the Peruvian Amazon, including local and regional federations from Ucayali, and the national Indigenous Peoples organization AIDESEP.

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Rural Teacher Pedro Castillo Poised to Write a New Chapter in Peru’s History

8 June 2021 — MintPress News

Pedro castillo peru

In a cliffhanger of an election with a huge urban-rural and class divide, it appears that the rural teacher, farmer and union leader is about to make history by defeating–by less than one percent–powerful far-right candidate Keiko Fujimori.

by Medea Benjamin and Leonardo Flores

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