Marxist Peruvian leader Pedro Castillo staged a state coup on Wednesday and dissolved Congress hours before their impeachment vote.
Castillo moved elections to nine months out and will establish an ‘Emergency Government.’
The Marxists are on a roll!
The far-left President of Peru, Pedro Castillo, has staged a state coup.
He announced he has dissolved the Congress & the judiciary & will rule by decree instead.
A state of emergency & curfew has been introduced.
He was about to be impeached pic.twitter.com/m0Iwfbs1qD
— Visegrád 24 (@visegrad24) December 7, 2022
The democratically elected communist President of Peru, Pedro Castillo just dissolved the national Congress staging a coup d’etat to stay in power illegally.
Never, ever allow a communist or a fascist to gain power legitimately because they will never give it up.
— Fernand R. Amandi (@AmandiOnAir) December 7, 2022
Andina Peru reported:
President Pedro Castillo on Wednesday morning ordered the temporary closure of Congress and called for parliamentary elections.
Said elections will be held in a period no longer than 9 months.
The Head of State indicated that this decision was made in response to citizen claims nationwide, with the aim of restoring the rule of law and democracy.
“For which purpose the following measures are issued: temporarily dissolve the Congress of the Republic and establish an exceptional emergency government. Call, in the shortest possible time, for elections for a new Congress with constituent powers in order to prepare a new Constitution within a period not exceeding 9 months,” he affirmed.
President Castillo has just shut down Congress here in Peru. . .effectively creating an auto-golpe de estado. A coup d’etat from within. . . .we will keep you posted, but please, do PRAY for Peru. pic.twitter.com/2PONGN8hxZ
— C.A. McCoy (@Mobiocentric) December 7, 2022