Peruvians protest in the US in the presence of Dina Boluarte at the UN Assembly in New York

Peruvians protest in the US in the presence of Dina
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Peruvians residing in the United States march in the heart of New York, in protest against President Dina Boluarte. | X / Elmer Ayala

The protests against the president Dina Boluarte They do not fade. This time, on the occasion of the president's visit to the United States to participate in the UN General Assembly, A group of Peruvians living abroad organized a mobilization in the streets of New York, the state in which the 78th session of the international organization is taking place.

As is known, on September 7, the Congress of the republic authorized with 72 votes in favor the trip of Boluarte Zegarra to the United States from September 17 to 21, in order for him to participate in the session of the United Nations scheduled for this year. Upon becoming aware of her presence in said city, a large number of Peruvians organized to hold a sit-in to protest the president.

President will remain in the North American country until September 21. Infobae Composition
President will remain in the North American country until September 21. Infobae Composition

Commanded with a sign that dictates "Dina murders, resign", the citizens raised their voices in protest against the president, demanding justice for the almost 60 Peruvians murdered during the first months of Dina Boluarte's government resulting from the actions of the Armed forces and the National Police in different regions of the country such as Ayacucho, Puno and Apurímac.

In the video you can see the Peruvian migrants taking part in the sit-in that took place in Central New York, carrying signs accusing the president of genocide.

This fact would not be isolated, more compatriots living in the North American country are organizing a sit-in against not only President Dina Boluarte, but also the Congress of the Republic, which is scheduled to take place in the coming days, while the president continues In New York.

Peruvians abroad call to protest against Boluarte in front of the UN building. Twitter
Peruvians abroad call to protest against Boluarte in front of the UN building. Twitter

The protest sit-in is scheduled to take place this Wednesday, September 20 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm The address of this Peruvian protest abroad specifies the CFA Society New York Building 1540 Broadway, the building in which they are carried out. large number of activities within the framework of this 78th UN Assembly.

In statements to the press, the president has insisted that her participation in the event is intended to convey a message of “unrestricted respect for human rights.”

The Government would have provided more than 25 thousand dollars to mobilize the delegation of 18 people who will accompany Boluarte in the United States. | Presidency
The Government would have provided more than 25 thousand dollars to mobilize the delegation of 18 people who will accompany Boluarte in the United States. | Presidency

Despite this, in the itinerary announced by the president, no speech is required regarding human rights. As detailed by the official presidential account, this Monday at 8:00 am; The president participated in the summit of the Sustainable Development Goals (; and in the next few hours, in the Leaders Dialogue 1, in which his intervention is scheduled.

In the case of this Tuesday, September 19, the president will participate in the Fifth plenary session of the UN General Assembly, starting at 3:00 pm Boluarte will be accompanied by a delegation made up of 18 people; among them, five of her ministers.

Likewise, regarding the condition in which she leaves the country after traveling under the remote presidency law, the president downplayed the questions of leaving the presidential office neglected. “We have left the house tidy,” she said in statements to Channel N, in an attempt to distort criticism that there is no person in charge of the Executive in national territory.

Never before had a president of the Republic of Peru dispatched remotely. With the approval of Congress, Dina Boluarte was able to do so, within the framework of her trip to the Amazon Summit. (Presidency of Peru)
Never before had a president of the Republic of Peru dispatched remotely. With the approval of Congress, Dina Boluarte was able to do so, within the framework of her trip to the Amazon Summit. (Presidency of Peru)

And the law that allows the presidential office to be left without anyone in charge while President Boluarte is absent was approved by Congress and has been widely criticized for allegedly being a norm that violates the Constitutionby going against one of its articles.

According to Magna Carta, The presidential office must be under the supervision of an authority at all times. However, with the remote presidency law it is established that Boluarte can take this guardianship without needing to be physically there, but through digital means.

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