Peru ushers in a new era

25th July 2021 shoreditchadmin2 0

The left has won the Presidency in Peru, giving Pedro Castillo a historic opportunity to open Peru towards democracy and justice. The right will use every mechanism to stifle or coopt him. Castillo, on the other hand, has a base of poor Peruvians that defended his election victory and seems prepared to continue its mobilisations.

The coup that is taking place in Peru

16th June 2021 shoreditchadmin2 0

The left’s candidate Pedro Castillo has won the second round of Peru’s presidential elections and defeated the far-right candidate Keiko Fujimori by 44,000 votes.
In response, Peru’s right wing and the US are planning a coup.


Peru victory further consolidates continent’s left shift

7th June 2011 Socialist Action 0

By Stephen MacAvoy

The victory of Ollanta Humala in Peru’s presidential election on Sunday (5 June) marks a further consolidation of the left in South America, a defeat for the right-wing current cited as the alternative by those opposed to the continent’s leftwards shift and a further weakening of the United States’ influence in the region.