Over a month after Peru’s presidential runoff election, Pedro Castillo is expected to be officially confirmed as the country’s president-elect in the coming days, just in time to take office on July 28. In recent weeks, the former teacher and union leader has sent mixed signals about the kind of government he’ll lead, some of which have encouraged investors and critics. Law professor and journalist Andrés Calderón joins AQ’s Brendan O’Boyle to discuss what we’ve learned about Castillo in recent weeks and what he can expect to face early in his term.
Andrés Calderón is chair of the academic law department at the Universidad del Pacífico and is a columnist at El Comercio
Brendan O’Boyle is Americas Quarterly’s senior editor
What to Expect from Pedro Castillo, by Andrea Moncada
The “Shadowy Figure” Behind Peru’s Likely Next President, by Brendan O’Boyle
Tags: AQ Podcast, Pedro Castillo, Peruvian Elections