AQ Podcast: Peru’s Perpetual Crisis

By AQ Online

Peru is on its 6th president in six years, and now Dina Boluarte faces multiple challenges. Is there any end in sight to the country’s protracted political crisis?

One year on from the political crisis that engulfed Peru in December 2022, with protests almost daily on the streets of Lima, the country is still facing a staggering number of risks in both politics and the economy. 12 months after then-President Pedro Castillo tried to illegally dissolve Congress and was removed from office, his replacement, Dina Boluarte, is now facing potential charges related to her government’s heavy-handed repression of protests. On the economic front, most  analysts say Peru is in recession. In this episode, we try to understand what is happening and explore...

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