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Canada Peru. Who is Pedro Castillo, candidate at the head of the presidential election?

20:20  13 june  2021
20:20  13 june  2021 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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Pedro Castillo à Lima su siège de son parti. © EPA / MAXPPP Pedro Castillo in Lima Su Headquarters of his party.

elected under the label of Peru Free, a Marxist party that he has continued to stand out, this pious trade unionist bears the hope of the poor campaigns.

If his thin advance of June 6 is confirmed, it is an enigma that will access the presidency of the Peru. Pedro Castillo, Peruvians know that it comes from the distant province of Cajamarca (North), 1,000 km from Lima, where there is a subsistence farming. He carries the white hat and the poncho. And it's on horseback, like the "Ronderos" - self-defense militiamen - that he had gone voting during the first round.

Presidential in Peru: The results still pending, Keiko Fujimori Threatened by Prison

 Presidential in Peru: The results still pending, Keiko Fujimori Threatened by Prison © AP - Martin Mejia The right candidate at the Peruvian presidential election, Keiko Fujimori in Lima, June 10, 2021. The official results of the Peruvian presidential election could be expected for several days. The candidate of the left radical Pedro Castillo feels the winner of the ballot, while his rival right, Keiko Fujimori, is threatened to return to prison. Thursday evening 10 June, Pedro Castillo was credited with 50.20% of the votes and its rival of the populist Keiko Fujimori of 49.8

married, father of two daughters and candidate of free Peru (PL), of which he is not a member, Castillo passed the campaign to stand out from this Marxist-Leninist party. The teacher, son of illiterate peasants, was solicited by PL who had spotted it in 2017 when he has led a long strike for teacher salaries.

"Work, Faith"

before that date, this unionist militated in a much more centrist party. I am a workman, a man of faith, a man of hope. They say we want to take away your property, it's a lie

, has declared during a televised debate with the right candidate, Keiko Fujimori who still shouted Sunday, June 13 at fraud, pending the formalization of results.

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if it argues nationalizing wealth - gas - and invest heavily in education, health and aid to the poor (one-third of the 33 million Peruvians), this Catholic rallied to Evangelical Protestantism is hostile to abortion and homosexual marriage. This positioning allowed him to reach the lead in the campaigns, who do not see the state aid diverted by corruption.

renowned hard at the task and integrates, the one who shares his meal with his poor students promised to keep only his teacher salary, renouncing the presidential allowance.

Peru: Keiko Fujimori will notote (immediately) by the Prison box .
© Reuters - Angela Ponce Peru, June 21, 2021: Keiko Fujimori, candidate for the presidential election, at the exit of the court after the Judge Victor Zuñiga has decided that she would not go back in pre-trial detention.

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