Turmoil risks financial stability Peru long took for granted

Peru's democratic dysfunction, years in the making, accelerated with Castillo's surprise election in 2021. A

February 5, 2023

Peru's democratic dysfunction, years in the making, accelerated with Castillo's surprise election in 2021. A rural schoolteacher, he rose from obscurity to fill a void left by a broken political system, widespread graft and deep-seated racism.