(ANSA) – LIMA, Nov. 6 – Thousands marched through the streets of the Peruvian capital, Lima, chanting “Castillo Fore!” , demanding the resignation of leftist President Pedro Castillo, who has been implicated in various corruption investigations.
Demonstrators marched through the historic center of the capital to; ; One hundred meters from Parliament, where they were stopped by riot police, who used tear gas.
Other demonstrations were organized by political parties and civil organizations in the cities of Piura and Chiclayo (north) and Cusco and Arequipa (south).
At the same time, a counter-demonstration in support of Castillo took place in Lima.
Pedro Castillo came to power in July 2021 for a five-year term, has already survived two impeachment attempts by the opposition-controlled right-wing parliament and faces six judicial corruption investigations targeting him, his family and his closest political allies. Allegations that Castillo have long denied. (Dealing).
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