The President of Peru declared a state of emergency in the south of the country due to protests that left at least 5 dead

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State of emergency and proposal for electoral progress.

In a message at dawn on Monday, Peruvian President Dina Bouluart declared a state of emergency “in areas of high social conflict” and submitted to Congress a proposal to advance general elections to April 2024, two years earlier than expected. .

These measures come in response to the protests recorded across the country that have departed Until this Monday at least 5 dead in clashes with the policeand that after the dismissal of his predecessor, Pedro Castillo, last Wednesday, December 7th.

However, Boulwart’s words did not seem to reassure the protesters on Monday They closed the second city m airportaIt is big in the countryYuYes Arequipa.

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