In a televised address to the nation on July 28, Peru’s independence day, President Martín Vizcarra proposed bringing general elections forward a year by explaining that the country needs a fresh start. Vizcarra’s proposal to change the date of the elections will have to be ratified by a referendum, reported Bloomberg, and would end the presidential term in late July 2020 instead of in the following year. “Let us recover the people’s trust and show the country that everyone, regardless of their political affiliation, is united in the fight against corruption,” Vizcarra said in his speech on Sunday. “The voice … Continue reading What is Peru’s president doing to fight corruption?
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