Peru’s President Sagasti Says He Will not Push for Referendum on Constitution

Francisco Sagasti, a centrist lawmaker, took the reins in the copper-producing nation this week amid heated demonstrations against the political classes that saw huge protests with two people killed and dozens injured.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Peru’s interim President Francisco Sagasti said he will not push for a referendum on changing the country’s constitution to solve a sharp political crisis that has seen loud calls in Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?