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This article is adapted from AQ’s special report on the Summit of the Americas. Click here for the full list of countries. Castillo’s lack of political experience has shown since his surprise win in 2021’s tight runoff election. By February, the socially conservative former schoolteacher and member of the far-left Perú Libre party had replaced his cabinet four times. There … Read more
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