Two months after the coup against Peru’s democratically-elected president, Pedro Castillo, Canada is providing key support for a government responsible for the deaths of 58 civilians, as of February 6, 2023. Camila Escalante reports for the Canada Files.
Unrest continues in Peru, where 17 people were killed January 9 in the city of Juliaca, in a southern province. This comes after days of a national strike against the parliamentary coup that ousted President Pedro Castillo. Kawsachun News and Clau O'Brien Moscoso report from the ground.
What brought about the parliamentary coup against Peruvian President Pedro Castillo? James Early, former director of Cultural Heritage Policy at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage at the Smithsonian Institution and board member of the Institute for Policy Studies, breaks it down. He explains what it means for Latin America's Pink Tide in an interview with Jacqueline Luqman and Sean Blackmon on Radio Sputnik's afternoon program, "By Any Means Necessary."
Activists would be wise to show solidarity with Latin America’s rising Pink Tide, which promises to deal a blow to imperialist capitalism.
The June 6 election became one of the most contentious in Peruvian history, with two candidates who personify polar opposite interests and visions for Perú’s future.