Peru Political Crisis: Like Sri Lanka, Peru is also facing an economic crisis. In such a situation, the Prime Minister of the country, Anibal Torres, has suddenly resigned. With the resignation of the PM, a situation like a political earthquake in Peru seems to be being created. Once again the government of the country is on the target of its people. Peru’s prime minister has resigned after a wide-ranging criminal investigation against President Pedro Castillo. Some believe that the President is being targeted under the guise of investigation. Due to which Anibal Torres has resigned. Pedro Castillo has been increasingly isolated after a one-year term. Prime Minister Torres is a lawyer and is considered one of President Castillo’s loyal allies. Torres told in a letter on social media last Wednesday that he was resigning for personal reasons.
Returning to university classes with students – Torres
“I am stepping down with you to serve my motherland and its most neglected and forgotten people,” Torres wrote in the letter addressed to Castillo. Torres continued, “Today I have to return to university classes with my students and what I missed the most is legal research.”
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There are five criminal investigations going on against the President
Castillo took office a year earlier. He has seen unprecedented changes in senior government positions in a year. He will have to name his fifth prime minister since taking office last July following the sudden resignation of Annibal Torres, a move that often comes with other cabinet changes.
There are five criminal investigations going on against the president. In these two, it is being ascertained whether they are part of any criminal organization? According to Peruvian law, he can be investigated but not charged while he is in office. Castillo came to power last year with the Marxist-Leninist party, scaring investors, but has since taken a pragmatic liberal turn by placing the economic ministry in the hands of a technocrat. So far he has not commented on Torres’ resignation or when a new prime minister will be named.
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