Pedro Castillo is seen in his signature sombrero after his investiture ceremony as head of state in Lima, Peru on Wednesday. Photo: Presidency of Peru via EPA-EFE Pedro Castillo is seen in his signature sombrero after his investiture ceremony as head of state in Lima, Peru on Wednesday. Photo: Presidency of Peru via EPA-EFE
Pedro Castillo is seen in his signature sombrero after his investiture ceremony as head of state in Lima, Peru on Wednesday. Photo: Presidency of Peru via EPA-EFE
Peru

Peru’s ‘peasant’ president Pedro Castillo sworn in, vows new constitution

  • The leftist schoolteacher is the country’s first president in decades with no ties to its political or economic elite
  • The nation’s fifth leader in three years faces numerous challenges, including the coronavirus pandemic and a flagging economy

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Pedro Castillo is seen in his signature sombrero after his investiture ceremony as head of state in Lima, Peru on Wednesday. Photo: Presidency of Peru via EPA-EFE Pedro Castillo is seen in his signature sombrero after his investiture ceremony as head of state in Lima, Peru on Wednesday. Photo: Presidency of Peru via EPA-EFE
Pedro Castillo is seen in his signature sombrero after his investiture ceremony as head of state in Lima, Peru on Wednesday. Photo: Presidency of Peru via EPA-EFE
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