Thousands march in the 'Toma de Lima' to protest against the president of Peru
Thousands of Peruvians from various parts of the country gathered this Thursday in the capital in the so-called "takeover of Lima", to demand the resignation of President Dina Boluarte, the closure of Congress and express their weariness for the neglect of the State that they consider that suffer.
“We demand that this (de) facto government leave. Usurper (referring to Boluarte), we do not want more of our compatriots to continue dying. We are not in a civil war and yet he is killing our brothers. We don't want a civil war," Víctor Pérez told EFE.
Pérez, who was walking along the central Avenida Abancay, affirmed that the current executive has not been elected by the people, so it is not legitimate and whoever is, is Pedro Castillothe former president currently detained and dismissed after his failed self-coup.
The march, called by unions and various groups, began peacefully before 4:00 p.m. local time, but soon there were clashes between protesters and policewho formed large barriers to prevent the passage to avenues with public institutions.
“We are protesting peacefully and we find it outrageous that they do not let us go to (the wealthy neighborhood of) Miraflores. It is the last straw that the gentlemen of Miraflores do not let us protest against this dictatorship because they simply realize that it favors them. It favors all power groups in the country. In Peru we are living a dictatorship," a protester with a national flag in her hands told EFE.
Thousands of people marched with a strong police presence through the center of Lima with the aim of reaching the aforementioned Miraflores neighborhood in the next few hours.
The protesters, many of them dressed in Peruvian flags and the wiphala, frequently used by some indigenous communities, demand the immediate resignation of the president, Dina Boluarte, the closure of Congress, new elections for 2023 and the calling of a constituent assembly. .
"Dina murderess, genocidal resignation", "Not one more death, Dina resigns" and photos and names of people who have died in recent weeks accompanied the protests.
In addition, the march featured flags and posters from the different departments and towns from which protesters have traveled, as well as proclamations in Quechua.
Shortly after it began, there were incidents that occurred in several downtown streets, including the Azángaro street, in the vicinity of the Foreign Ministry and the Ombudsman's Office, and on Abancay Avenue, which leads to Congress. .
At these and other points, the PNP dispersed the demonstrators with tear gas canisters, while they threw stones, sticks, and other objects at the agents.
Anti-government protests have killed 54 people since they began in early December, following Castillo's failed coup. (EFE and Reuters).
- Allow me to introduce myself. I am Nathan Rivera, a dedicated journalist who has had the privilege of writing for the online newspaper Today90. My journey in the world of journalism has been a testament to the power of dedication, integrity, and passion.
My story began with a relentless thirst for knowledge and an innate curiosity about the events shaping our world. I graduated with honors in Investigative Journalism from a renowned university, laying the foundation for what would become a fulfilling career in the field.
What sets me apart is my unwavering commitment to uncovering the truth. I refuse to settle for superficial answers or preconceived narratives. Instead, I constantly challenge the status quo, delving deep into complex issues to reveal the reality beneath the surface. My dedication to investigative journalism has uncovered numerous scandals and shed light on issues others might prefer to ignore.
I am also a staunch advocate for press freedom. I have tirelessly fought to protect the rights of journalists and have faced significant challenges in my quest to inform the public truthfully and without constraints. My courage in defending these principles serves as an example to all who believe in the power of journalism to change the world.
Throughout my career, I have been honored with numerous awards and recognitions for my outstanding work in journalism. My investigations have changed policies, exposed corruption, and given a voice to those who had none. My commitment to truth and justice makes me a beacon of hope in a world where misinformation often prevails.
At Today90, I continue to be a driving force behind journalistic excellence. My tireless dedication to fair and accurate reporting is an invaluable asset to the editorial team. My biography is a living testament to the importance of journalism in our society and a reminder that a dedicated journalist can make a difference in the world.
- Celebrities03/10/2023This John Legend Doppelgänger Has The Voice Judges in Shock
- Celebrities03/10/2023When is it and why is it celebrated in Mexico?
- Celebrities03/10/2023Grimes Sues Elon Musk Over Parental Rights of Their 3 Kids
- North America03/10/2023Trump turns his fraud trial into a campaign stop and seeks to capitalize on his legal problems