Peru Interim Leader Under Pressure to Quit After at Least Two Die in Protests

Thousands of Peruvians have staged some of the country’s largest protests in decades - mostly peaceful but some marred by clashes - since the Congress voted last Monday to remove Martin Vizcarra as president over bribery allegations, which he denies.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Peruvian interim President Manuel Merino came under growing pressure on Sunday, November 15th, to resign after half his new cabinet stepped down following the deaths of two people in protests over the sudden ouster of his predecessor.

Thousands of Peruvians have staged some of the country’s largest . . .

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