Some media say that Castillo may have fled the nation whereas the inhabitants is concentrated within the Mexican embassy to “stop him from requesting political asylum” Congress asks its vice chairman to imagine the place of President of the Republic in Pedro Castillo’s place
Maximum rigidity in Peru after the self-coup try by President Pedro Castillo hours earlier than Congress authorised a brand new “impeachment” towards him. The communist president got here to energy 16 months in the past and since then he has appointed 5 governments and 16 ministers have been changed for various causes, from belonging to a terrorist group to embezzlement of public funds or gender abuse. In addition, Castillo himself is being investigated and has been charged with numerous crimes of embezzlement of public funds and one among his sisters-in-law is in provisional jail.
Despite Toledo’s announcement, Congress has maintained its exercise and voted this Wednesday afternoon for the constitutional emptiness towards President Pedro Castillo, as reported in a press release on Twitter.
Castillo has introduced that Congress and the Senate had been suspended, and that from then on it could be ruled by decree.
The textual content ensures that “defending our democracy and the Constitution, the plenary session of Congress authorised, with 101 votes in favor, the emptiness towards President Pedro Castillo,” the textual content added. Congress met on Wednesday afternoon difficult President Castillo, who hours earlier than had introduced the dissolution of the legislative physique to keep away from the emptiness request towards him, which opened a brand new constitutional disaster within the nation. They have additionally introduced that this afternoon (Peru time) a plenary session of Congress has been summoned by which Vice President Dina Boluarte might be sworn in to imagine the place of President of the Republic.
The Vice President of Peru, Dina Ercilia Boluarte Zegarra, has described Castillo’s motion as a “coup d’état” and has stated on her social networks that: “I reject Pedro Castillo’s resolution to perpetrate the breakdown of the constitutional order with the closure of Congress It is a coup that aggravates the political and institutional disaster that Peruvian society should overcome with strict adherence to the legislation.”
I reject the choice of Pedro Castillo to perpetrate the breakdown of the constitutional order with the closure of Congress. It is a coup that aggravates the political and institutional disaster that Peruvian society should overcome with strict adherence to the legislation.
— Dina Boluarte Z. (@DinaErcilia) December 7, 2022
At the second plainly the Peruvian military is asking for “tranquility” and for residents to belief the establishments. The Peruvian Armed Forces issued a joint assertion on Wednesday by which they urged the inhabitants to “stay calm” and belief the nation’s establishments, after the president referred to as for the dissolution of the courts.
the confusion is complete and whereas some media shops guarantee that Pedro Castillo would have been detained by the police, others guarantee that he may have fled whereas it is usually assured that he stays within the Presidential Palace. Some residents reportedly demonstrated in entrance of the Mexican embassy in Lima to stop Castillo from requesting asylum.
The United States embassy in Peru has additionally rejected Pedro Castillo’s self-coup try by way of a press release on social networks. It so occurs that not even a month in the past US Secretary of State Blinken formally visited Peru, and signed bilateral commerce agreements and ratified his dedication to freedom and democracy.