Peruvian Foreign Minister recognizes non-criminal origin of the protests | News
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Peru, Ana Cecilia Gervasi, acknowledged this Thursday that the Government of Dina Boluarte does not have evidence that the demonstrations that have shaken the Andean country for almost two months are promoted by criminal groups, as the designated president insists. Dina Boluarte.
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In this way, the chancellor contradicted the designated president regarding the origin of the protests that have convulsed the country since the express dismissal of President Pedro Castillo last December, which have been strongly repressed by the State.
President-designate Dina Boluarte has repeatedly insisted that the protesters are organized by drug trafficking groups, the illegal mining industry, and has gone so far as to say Bolivia-based political activists as well.
Despite his acknowledgment, Gervasi insisted that "evidence" would be found showing the protesters' ties to criminal groups. He did not explain how they would find such evidence.
A week ago, in the preamble to a large demonstration in the capital, Lima, the president-designate Boluarte said: “This is not a peaceful protest. This is a violent action generated by a group of radical people”, who would have an agenda “based on drug trafficking, illegal mining and smuggling”.
In addition, this Thursday, Boluarte said that his "resignation is not at stake. I know that there is a small group that is generating violence and chaos that, by way of blackmail, requests my resignation. We are not going to give in to that blackmail political and anarchic who wants to lead the country to the crisis”.
Thousands of Peruvians have taken to the streets of the main cities of the country to demand the resignation of Boluarte, the closure of Congress, the calling of new elections and also a Constituent Assembly, issues all rejected by the Legislature.
In the midst of the repression, close to 60 people have lost their lives due to the response of the security forces, an issue that Gervasi herself has qualified to emphasize that the Government in no case gave orders to the Police or the Army to shoot to protesters.
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