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10 keys to understanding the electoral ‘surprise’ in Peru

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The radical leftist Pedro Castillo and Keiko Fujimori (right) will dispute the second round of the presidential elections in June. In Peru, recriminations, and regrets for having elected two figures that have once again polarized the country have already begun.

1. Radical leftist
Pedro Castillo, the teaching leader of the Peruvian left, is not exactly an outsider. In 2017 he led a teachers' strike that lasted for weeks and put the then government of Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (PPK) on the ropes. Since then, he toured the country doing a "silent" campaign, the old-fashioned . . .

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