Canada at the one: Social uprising in Peru, the vice is tightened around Pedro Castillo

20:20  07 april  2022
20:20  07 april  2022 Source:   rfi.fr

The Peruvian President escapes the dismissal

 The Peruvian President escapes the dismissal the parliament dominated by the right opposition had initiated a procedure for "moral disability" against the Left President Pedro Castillo. © AP Photo / Martin Mejia The Left President of Peru, Pedro Castillo, escaped Monday at the dismissal by the Parliament dominated by the opposition on the right, which had initiated a procedure for "moral disability". After more than eight hours of debate, 55 deputies voted for dismissal, 54 against and 19 abstained.

Affrontement entre les forces de l'ordre et les manifestants dans les rues de Lima, au Pérou, le 5 avril 2022. © AP / Aldair Mejia confrontation between the police and the protesters in the streets of Lima, Peru, April 5th 2022.

Peruvian President faces a general mobilization of the country against rising cost of living. And the least we can say is that the measures taken urgently by the head of state to calm the street have not had the hoped effect. Neither the suspension of a fuel tax nor the increase in the minimum wage did not appease the protesters.

On the contrary: after carriers and farmers, it is now the turn of the teachers and workers of the building to join the protest movement, note the Peru 21 newspaper. Yesterday, a protester was killed and 15 other injured persons, among them twelve policemen, when the police tried to rise in the southern barricades who block one of the main roads of Peru, the Pan American Highway . "The blockages are also more and more numerous on other roads of the country", Announces the Republica .

Cost-cutting takes a bite out of offense for Cincinnati Reds

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Motion to the opposition submitted to the vote

The President will today visit Huancayo, 300 kilometers to the east of Lima to participate in a council of "decentralized" minister, and this "at one of the moments The most critical of the Castillo Administration, "esteem El Comercio , since" calls for the resignation of the head of state "are more and more numerous. Among these calls there is this motion of an opposition member. The text, which calls for the departure of the President of Power, will be submitted to the vote on Thursday to the Assembly, reports the Correo newspaper.

The editorials of several daily newspapers join this call today. EL COMERCIO estimates that "the presidency of Pedro Castillo is untenable" and that it would be "in the interest of the country that the head of state withdraws". The Republica for its part criticizes the President not to be at the head of a real government with a vision and a strategy for Peru. Emergency measures, decided by Pedro Castillo, are nothing but "desperate attempts at survival," said the editorialist who "general elections, now! "

Malis Military: More than 200 "terrorists" at large-scale use Killed

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To get out of this impasse, the President could announce changes within his government. "Several ministers put their positions available," says the Expreso newspaper.

Venezuela: After years of hyperinflation, the country recorded only a rate of 1.4% inflation for the month of March

This is what this Wednesday announced the central bank of Venezuela. Ultimas Noticias , close to the socialist government, welcomes "the lowest rate for 10 years". The daily also notes that over one year, "inflation is 284%". This represents "less than one-tenth of the previous year". President Nicolas Maduro assigns this decline to the economic policies adopted in 2018, when the drastic control of the economy has begun to be relaxed.

Colombia: The police intervene in an IDP camp Embera in Bogota

in neighboring Colombia, the native national organization of Colombia has drawn the alarm. Yesterday, a special police unit of Bogota is violently intervened in a camp where members of the People Embera are refugees. We do not know the reason for this intervention of special forces. But the information site Infobae reports that the anti-lacquered police have shot tear gas on these displaced persons without any prior warning.

The Emberas are from the Forests of the Choco Department, from where they had to flee because of the violence committed by guerrillos and other armed groups. They installed their camp in one of Bogota's largest public parks. Human rights activists claim that the Mayor of the Capital protects the lives of children, seniors and pregnant women in this particularly vulnerable displaced camp.

Ramirez slam, 6 RBIs; Kwan, Guardians nick Reds' home opener .
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