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Right-wing parties submit impeachment motion against Peru’s president Castillo

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The opposition formalized this Thursday (25) in the Peruvian Congress a request to impeach the President, leftist Pedro Castillo, for "permanent moral incapacity".

The motion was promoted by the third vice-president of Congress, right-wing Patricia Chirinos, and presented with 28 signatures.

In total, there were two more than the minimum required by Peruvian law for its eventual admission to be discussed in the first instance.

For the substantive issue to be debated later, 52 votes in favor are required, and 87 votes of the 130 congressmen for the eventual dismissal from office.

In principle . . .

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