Who is Vladimir Cerrón, the man behind Peru’s Pedro Castillo?

Many in Peru believe that Pedro Castillo is just a puppet of the former governor of Junín, who has shaped Castillo's candidacy according to his own ideas and Marxist/Lenininst ideology.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Vladimir Cerrón, the founder and controversial leader of the Peru Libre party, is seen by analysts and the Peruvian press as a kind of black monk, a cunning Rasputin behind the new leftist president.

He has said time and again that Pedro Castillo must subordinate himself to the ideological framework of the Peru Libre party. Castillo's first decisions indicate that is exactly what is happening.

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