How Much Socialism Will US and Peru Allies Allow?

Peru Finally Gets its First Socialist President, Pedro Castillo

Free Peru supporters show their glee during the victory announcement of their candidates. Foto: John Reyes / La República   Peru’s National Electoral Jury (JNE) finally announced, July 19, socialists Pedro Castillo, 51, and running mate, attorney Dina Boluarte, 58, of the Free Peru party as the presidential and vice-presidential just nine days prior to …

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Socialist Pedro Castillo is Peru’s New President (Update: despite right-wing denial)

  Free Peru presidential candidate. Pedro Castillo dio un mitin en el distrito de Socota, en Cajamarca antes de viajar a Cutervo. Foto: Aldair Mejia/La República. (UPDATE, June 17) On the tenth day of counting 18,856,616 ballots, teacher-unionist-socialist Pedro Castillo, 51, Free Peru party candidate, has won the presidential election by 44,058 votes. He had …