Presidential Elections in Peru Reveal a Deeply Divided Country

David Lovatón Palacios* The fox from above and the fox from below– José María Arguedas Country of Jauja a possible utopia, which is that of respectful and enriching coexistence between cultures– Edgardo Rivera Martínez Last Sunday, June 6, the second round of elections took place in Peru between two presidential candidates who obtained the largest number of votes in […]

Derechos de las víctimas del conflicto: una tarea pendiente

Rocío Quintero Martínez* En Lima, durante las protestas de noviembre de 2020, por la destitución del entonces presidente Vizcarra, las fuerzas policiales reprimieron a los manifestantes con un uso irracional y desproporcionado de la fuerza. Como resultado, dos jóvenes perdieron la vida y más de 200 personas resultaron heridas. A pesar de algunos avances en las investigaciones administrativas y penales, todavía queda […]

General Elections in Peru 2021: The pandemic has won

David Lovatón Palacios* Spanish version here. On April 11, the general elections took place in Peru to elect the new President and Congress for the period 2021-2026, with an absolutely unpredictable and discouraging result from a democratic perspective. The following is a brief analysis of what the two presidential candidates who have made it to […]