Peru’s Domestic and Diplomatic Downturn
By Fernanda PadillaStaff Writer Peru’s Democratic Crisis In December 2022, Peru’s now former president, Pedro Castillo, attempted to dissolve congress with a self-coup. It was the culmination of a long trend of democratic uncertainty in the country, and the fallout has exposed Peru’s social and diplomatic instability. Castillos’ attempt has been compared to the 1992 “Fujimorazo”…
Addressing the Venezuelan Refugee Crisis: Part II￼
Photo Credit: UNICEF Ecuador By Aanvi JhaveriStaff Writer Converging crises in Venezuela have forced residents to abandon their homes to seek safety and security. Part I of this series explored the complex history that has led to the current plight of refugees and asylum-seekers. Understanding the causes behind the humanitarian crisis today enables a comprehensive…
BETWEEN THE ANCIENT AND THE MODERN: CUSCO, PERU IN PHOTOS
Contributing Writer Ellyette Iverson captures the changes taking place in Cusco, Peru.