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Politics: Pérou.- Petro believes that Castillo "was wrong" to use anti-democratic methods to stop "the parliamentary coup".

Colombia: A first agreement between the government and the ELN on the natives

 Colombia: A first agreement between the government and the ELN on the natives © AP - Fernando Vergara Colombian President Gustavo Petro, in Bogota, Colombia, Saturday August 20, 2022 (illustration photo). In Colombia, the first agreement was announced Sunday, December 4 between the government and the ELN guerrillas, which are currently negotiating in Venezuela. It is, said President Gustavo Petro, to allow the return to their land of the indigenous populations displaced by violence.

Le président colombien Gustavo Petro - CHEPA BELTRAN / ZUMA PRESS / CONTACTOPHOTO © supplied by News 360 Colombian President Gustavo Petro - Chepa Beltran / Zuma Press / Contactophoto

Colombian President, Gustavo Petro, said Thursday that Pedro Castillo had "undoubtedly made an error" trying to dissolve the Congress, all stressing that this "political and democratic suicide" was due in part to the fact that it had been "cornered" from the first day of its entry into office.

"Without a doubt, Pedro Castillo was wrong to try to use the article of the Peruvian Constitution which makes it possible to dissolve the Congress which had already decided to dismiss it from their functions without respecting the will of the people," wrote Petro on Twitter.

Peru President dissolves Parliament and set an

 Peru President dissolves Parliament and set an government just a few hours before a parliamentary debate about his office survey, Perus President Pedro Castillo dissolved the chamber. He releases the "Congress temporarily" and use "an extraordinary emergency government" that will rule by decree, said the controversial left -wing head of state in a television speech on Wednesday. A little later, the Congress decided to remove Castillo because of the "moral inability" of the office.

"Pedro Castillo for having been a professor of Sierra and a president popularly elected was cornered from the first day. He failed to mobilize the people who elected him, he let himself be taken to political suicide And democratic, "he said.

While defending the fact that attacks on democracy cannot be fought with anti-democratic methods, Mr. Petro deplored the "parliamentary coup" which has been preparing for months for the Peruvian congress against Mr. Castillo.

"When I met Pedro Castillo, they were trying to go down to the government's palace to stop his wife and daughter. He received me in a state of despair. A parliamentary coup was already underway against He was surprised that they were locked in the palace, isolated from the people who had elected them, "recalled the Colombian president.

Peruvian President Pedro Castillo arrested after coup attempt; vice president sworn in

  Peruvian President Pedro Castillo arrested after coup attempt; vice president sworn in Peruvian President Pedro Castillo was arrested by security forces shortly after he attempted a coup and dissolved the country's Congress just hours before the country's right-wing Congress was set to vote on its third impeachment of the president. Peruvian Vice President Dina Boluarte was sworn into office shortly afterward, becoming the first female president in the country's history. Security officials announced Castillo's arrest in statements to the press with pictures showing him in custody confirming his arrest.

Faced with these maneuvers, Mr. Petro insisted that all Latin American political and social forces, whether progressive or right, are governed by the American Convention on Human Rights, although today 'Hui "even the secretary general" of the Organization of American States (Oea), Luis Almagro, "does not respect it".

"It is not with trials without crime or with parliamentary state couples, that progressivism should never imitate, that we will build a peaceful, solid and democratic path for Latin America" Declared Petro, who compared what happened at the Peruvian congress at the "parliamentary coups in Paraguay and Honduras".

Mr. Petro warned that this path, which aims to eliminate political rivals without respecting the decision of the ballot boxes, is the one who "ended" the former Chilean president Salvador Allende and "plunged the Americas into the dictatorship".

Amid coup, counter-coup claims – what really went down in Peru and why?

  Amid coup, counter-coup claims – what really went down in Peru and why? Peru has a new president following the ouster of former leader Pedro Castillo at the hands of the country’s Congress. His removal followed an attempt by Castillo to cling to power by dissolving a Congress intent on impeaching him. Castillo’s opponents accused him of attempting a coup – a charge his supporters similarly levied in regards to his removal from office. The day ended with the former president in detention. The Conversation askedHis removal followed an attempt by Castillo to cling to power by dissolving a Congress intent on impeaching him. Castillo’s opponents accused him of attempting a coup – a charge his supporters similarly levied in regards to his removal from office.

"It will be up to the Peruvian people, and to anyone else, to resolve the institutional crisis that occurred and the absence of real representation. My greetings and my respect for the great Peruvian people, that of the highlands and the desert ", He concluded.

Faced with this situation, the Colombian President asked the Inter -American Commission for Human Rights (CIDH) to issue "conservatory measures" in favor of Castillo, since "the right to elect" and "D 'Having an independent court "were raped.

"I ask the CIDH to apply the American Convention on Human Rights and to issue precautionary measures in favor of the President of Peru, Pedro Castillo. The right to elect and to be elected and to dispose of an independent court has been raped, "demanded Casa Nariño.

Wednesday, the Peruvian congress approved the dismissal of Pedro Castillo shortly after he announced the closure of the Parliament and declared an exceptional government, all in a context of strong political pressures and investigations on alleged corruption which It has been the subject since its entry into office in July 2021.

M. Castillo is now in detention for the alleged rebellion crime after having announced that it dissolved the congress, decreed an exceptional government and called for new elections legislative.

The President of Peru assures that the Mexican government has granted asylum to the Castillo family. .
© supplied by News 360 The President of Peru, Dina Boluarte - Presidencia de Perú The President of Peru, Dina Boluarte, assured this Sunday that the Mexican government had granted political asylum to the wife and to the son of Former President Pedro Castillo. Mrs. Bololuarte explained that the Peruvian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ana Cecilia Gervasi, had informed her the previous days of the executive decision led by Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

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