Dina Boluarte gestures after being sworn in as Peru’s new president in Lima on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Dina Boluarte gestures after being sworn in as Peru’s new president in Lima on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Dina Boluarte sworn in as Peru’s first female president after Pedro Castillo ousted, arrested over bid to dissolve Congress

  • Facing a third attempt to remove him, the leader had tried to install an emergency government and rule by decree, in what was criticised as a coup by his VP
  • After he was impeached instead, prosecutors said Castillo had been arrested, sharing images of him at police headquarters

Dina Boluarte gestures after being sworn in as Peru’s new president in Lima on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Dina Boluarte gestures after being sworn in as Peru’s new president in Lima on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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