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.
AQ Podcast: Peru’s Crossroads
A former finance minister argues for a middle ground as the crisis endures.
Peru’s Troubles Go Well Beyond Castillo
The president isn’t helping, but taxes and social issues lead a longer list of challenges.
What to Make of Peru’s Latest Crisis Under Castillo
Fears of a radical shift by Peru’s president are misplaced, but lack of direction remains a problem.
AQ Podcast: The Mystery of Pedro Castillo, Peru’s President
How to explain the administration’s oddly quiet start – and what to expect in the months ahead.
Pedro Castillo Isn’t Out of Danger
Peru’s president survived Congress’s attempt to impeach him, but only for now.
What’s With All the Imperial Spanish Flags in Peru (and Elsewhere)?
A nationalist turn among Peru’s right-wing parties — and some sectors of the population — points to increasing polarization.
Is Pedro Castillo’s Presidency Already Doomed?
With his Cabinet appointments, Peru’s new president may have planted the seeds of his own failure.
What to Expect from Pedro Castillo
The election of a socialist marks the end of an era for Peru – but the obstacles to implement his changes are as present as before.
“Terruqueo” and Peru’s Fear of the Left
A decades-old stigma against anything appearing leftist may be a factor in April’s presidential election.
Can Francisco Sagasti Hold Peru Together?
The 76-year-old centrist technocrat will have to deal with a combative Congress and reeling electorate.
Peru’s Problem Is Bigger Than Not Having a President
The absence of stable political parties is destabilizing democracies throughout Latin America.
Vizcarra May Survive. But Peru’s Politics Look Fragile.
COVID-19 and economic crisis haven’t stopped a dubious push for impeachment.
This Soccer Star Could Be Peru’s Next President
George Forsyth, a popular mayor and anti-crime crusader, is leading early presidential polls.
In Peru, Congress’ Move Against Immunity Isn’t What It Seems
A vote to strip privilege from lawmakers could actually further shield them from corruption charges.