Security & Strategic Review - March 2020

PERU: Vizcarra seeks anti-corruption coalition

Peru’s legislative elections on 27 January saw the 130-seat congress divided between nine different parties, with none taking more than 25 seats. This result produced few clear insights into the country’s political future, neither identifying a frontrunner for 2021’s presidential elections nor providing the incumbent, President Martín Vizcarra, with a straightforward majority coalition. But what this fragmented vote does reveal, breaking through the uncertainty and apathy of the Peruvian public, is unambiguous support for a long-awaited crackdown on political corruption.

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