Presidential candidate, Fernando Villavicencio, was assassinated at a political rally.
Tensions Between Peruvian Executive and Legislative Branches Culminate in Presidential Impeachment
After a contentious 10 days, Peruvian President Pedro Castillo was removed from office and arrested after he ordered Congress’ dissolution and creation of a new constitution. Seerist tracked the rising tensions from the beginning with expert analysis of what was likely to occur and alerts along the way notifying users of unrest.
NOVEMBER 30, 2022
On November 28, Congressman Edward Málaga announced he would file an impeachment motion request against President Pedro Castillo
The announcement highlights rising tensions between Congress and Castillo’s administration,which is likely to escalate as a result of Castillo’s increasingly confrontational stance
DECEMBER 7, 2022
Congress votesto remove Castillo from power after his illegal attempt to dissolve it
Dina Boluarte, Castillo’s vice-president, assumes the role of President
Political instability will likely be high in the coming days, and some social unrest is likely
DECEMBER 8, 2022
A Hotspot is triggered near Lima as supporters and detractors of Castillo clash near where the former president is detained
The Pulse stability score slopes downward, nearing the bottom of the country’s 60-day range
The Pulse Forecast presents a stability score between 33-47 over the coming seven days
*Analysis provided by strategic partnership with Control Risks
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