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Insurgencia en el #Peru: A Reportback from the Streets of #Lima

Lima. Peru. The abrupt replacement of president Martin Vizcarra by the president of congress Manuel Merino has ignited a week of protests in multiple cities in Peru, including Lima. Peruvians are outraged at what can best be described as a parliamentary coup, orchestrated by members of congress whose quick resignation only came after two young protesters lost their lives at the hands of police. As Peru descends into a state of limbo, with the resignation of Merino, the youth on the streets relentlessly call for a complete overhaul of the Peruvian constitution.

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