How Long Can Peru’s Economy Remain Resilient?
The extended political crisis is leading to more poverty, postponed investments and the risk of an even worse downturn.
Who Gets to Map Latin America’s Natural World?
A Peruvian artist’s ghostly landscapes raise questions about objectivity and authority in documenting the region’s environment.
Why Dina Boluarte Could Make it to 2026
The disorganization of Peru’s political class could keep the president in office until 2026.
Is This Peru’s “Constitutional Moment”?
Lacking channels to institutional politics, the country’s unrest won’t necessarily lead to wide-reaching change seen elsewhere.
Luke Skywalker Inspired Him As a Boy. Now, His Company Makes Low-Cost Prosthetics.
From Urubamba, Peru, Enzo Romero started LAT Bionics to put prostheses within reach for more people.
AQ Podcast: Peru’s Crossroads
A former finance minister argues for a middle ground as the crisis endures.
A Way Forward for Peru
Closing social gaps is the only way out of constant crisis, writes a former finance minister.
After Pedro Castillo, What’s Next for Peru?
President Dina Boluarte will confront a familiar set of problems: a hostile Congress and pressing socio-economic challenges.
REACTION: Peru’s Castillo Arrested After Failed Self-Coup; What’s Next?
Dina Boluarte is the new president of Peru, after Castillo’s impeachment.
Pedro Castillo Still Has a Few Cards to Play
Congress is as determined as ever to remove Peru’s president, but Castillo has a few things working in his favor.
Graphic: Peru’s Young Politicians
AQ looks at indicators measuring youth participation in politics—and profiles leading politicians age 40 and under.
Lima’s New Mayor Resembles a Peruvian Bolsonaro
Rafael López Aliaga’s win reveals a trio of challenges for Peruvian democracy.
Peru’s Troubles Go Well Beyond Castillo
The president isn’t helping, but taxes and social issues lead a longer list of challenges.
The Peruvian Town Haunted By a Famous Poet
In a new film, a young man tries to escape Santiago de Chuco—just like the town’s biggest hero once did.
Photo Essay: In Peru, a Daily Grind Against Inflation
In a poor neighborhood on Lima’s outskirts, supply disruptions and rising prices have residents struggling to afford staples.