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Peru political crisis

Two Peruvian ministers have resigned amid protests in support of ousted president, Pedro Castillo. Peru has been scene of violent nationwide protests over ouster of Castillo in early December, who was trying to dissolve congress and rule by decree.

Peruvian government declared state of emergency amid protests and roadblocks following Castillo's arrest. Protesters demand early elections, dissolution of Congress, and Boluarte’s resignation. Dina Boluarte, first woman to lead Peru, refuses to resign and urges snap vote to ease ongoing unrest.

Press TV interviews Arnold August author and journalist from Montreal and Libre Sankara, contributor to Troika Kollective from Miami to look at the latest developments in Peru and the U.S. role in the skirmishes.

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