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Weekly Report - 09 January 2020 (WR-20-01)

PERU: Top court to back dissolution of congress

The dissolution of congress on 30 September by Peru’s President Martín Vizcarra was legitimate, according to a report drawn up into the matter by a magistrate sitting on the seven-strong constitutional tribunal (TC) presented to colleagues this week. The report suggests that vindication of Vizcarra’s action will be forthcoming ahead of fresh congressional elections on 26 January.

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