Thus, in November of last year, after the appointment of Mirtha Vásquez as president of the Council of Ministers —who replaced the party leader Guido Bellido—, leaders of Peru Libre expressed the intention of "rescuing" Castillo from the environment that led him to the execution of "political ideas with tendencies to the center and the right". 16 parliamentarians from Peru Libre voted against giving congressional confidence to the new premier . For its part, the party expressed in a statement that it did not go over to the opposition and that it remained "at the side of the people." In February of this year, with the appointment of a new Council of Ministers,Another communiqué stated that "the president came to the Government with Peru Libre, but that Peru Libre does not govern.
People like Vásquez are considered by Peru Libre part of the "caviar left." Days before publicly asking Castillo to leave the party, leaders of Peru Libre declared that they were south africa phone number list not a pro-government bench, but "supportive." And since the president finalized his resignation from that political force, two days later, the party assured that it will assume the role of "propositional opposition." Thus, the President of the Republic is left without an official party less than a year after taking office.
problems in the government At the beginning of April, Castillo faced one of the most difficult situations of his term: 18 regions of the country —eleven of them where he had overwhelmingly won in the second round of June 6, 2021— took to the streets to demonstrate in against his administration. The mobilizations had been initiated by the union of heavy cargo carriers during the last days of March, demanding effective measures to reduce the price of fuel. Within days, community members, small farmers, and street vendors joined the protests.