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Peru’s President Wants Voters to Clean House. Will His Gamble Pay Off?

August 07, 2019

LIMA, Peru — Infuriated by Congress’ endless corruption scandals and partisan bickering, Peruvians often express their desire for the entire political class to just vanish with the popular refrain, “!Que se vayan todos!” (“They all must go!”).

Thanks to President Martín Vizcarra’s latest, potentially definitive attempt to solve the governability crisis gripping Peru, voters may get their wish.

Since the 2016 elections, the deeply unpopular...

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