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The Health Crisis is Changing Peruvian Politics

May 08, 2020

LIMA, Peru – It took me 10 years of living in Lima and the coronavirus lockdown to finally tour downtown on my bike As anyone who knows this chaotic and heavily congested city can attest, drivers here are among the most impatient and reckless in the Western Hemisphere, and a huge deterrent for those limeños who want to get around on two wheels But now, with private vehicles banned from circulating and combis grounded for lack of customers, cycling without risking life and limb finally feels possible Yet this transformation in the Peruvian capital’s urban landscape may, in part,...

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