RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In Junín, the cradle of Perú Libre, where he won 58.15% of the vote, the head of state was urged to resign. When he said they would be paid, conflicts arose.
The country's far-leftist president Pedro Castillo is gradually losing support among his constituents. In 11 of the 18 regions where he defeated Keiko Fujimori in the second round, transportation workers went on strike over rising fuel prices or farmers protested the rise in fertilizer prices, and there were protest marches in other areas as well.
These include Ayacucho, where he received . . .