Out of his depth and out of time: Peru’s Liz Truss held after attempted coup

The Sunday Post - 13/12/2022

“What has happened in Peru was due to Castillo’s mixture of inexperience, his lack of support in the country’s Congress and allegations of corruption,” argues Anna Ayuso, Senior Research Fellow in Latin American Studies at the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs. “Beyond his lack of ability to run the country is the culture of corruption that lies at the core of this country. This has been a problem for successive presidents, and it has partly caused the fall of Castillo, even though the allegations in this case were not so serious.”

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