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Opinion: Peru Congress ignores key demands of nationwide protests

By Antonia Rodriguez Sanchez

(Opinion) The Peruvian Congress has rejected, with 75 votes against, the proposal of congressman Jaime Quito (Perú Libre) for early elections in September 2023 and a referendum on a constituent assembly.

The bill provided for the newly elected head of state to take office on December 31, 2023.

The vote also postponed further discussions on early parliamentary elections until August, thus ignoring one of the main demands of the protests against Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?

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