Street Protests in Peru Against New Government of Interim President Merino

Crowds of hundreds have gathered in the streets for days to protest the Congress vote, with dozens of demonstrators detained after clashes with police.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Peru's interim President Manuel Merino called for calm on Thursday, November 12th, amid protests that have escalated around the country since the abrupt ouster of former leader Martin Vizcarra.

Merino, who was preparing to inaugurate a new cabinet, accused “presidential candidates” for the upcoming elections of inciting . . .

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