Castillo’s Victory Unleashes Political Earthquake

by Jorge Martín, published on Workers World, June 14, 2021 The victory of Pedro Castillo in the Peruvian presidential elections unleashed a political earthquake, reflecting the enormous social and political polarization in the Andean country. The masses have inflicted a resounding defeat upon the ruling class, thanks to the militant teachers’ union leader at the head of Peru Libre, a[…]

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Rural Teacher Pedro Castillo Poised to Write a New Chapter in Peru’s History

by Medea Benjamin and Leonardo Flores, June 8, 2021 With his wide-brimmed peasant hat and oversized teacher’s pencil held high, Peru’s Pedro Castillo has been traveling the country exhorting voters to get behind a call that has been particularly urgent during this devastating pandemic: “No más pobres en un país rico” – No more poor people in a rich country.[…]

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