An abrupt ouster in an impeachment trial of popular leader Martin Vizcarra on Nov. 9. The removal of Vizcarra, his anti-graft agenda had caused tensions with Congress, triggered often violent protests in which two young people died.
Peru Francisco Sagasti was sworn in as interim president on Tuesday, voted for by Congress.
Peru may return stability,it has seen deadly protests and the exits of two presidents over the last week.
Political pundits said, Francisco Sagasti, a respected economist, has been chosen by the Congress as the caretaker president. This should calm the streets. Governing will be difficult but the general election due in April should go ahead.
Sagasti, a legislator from the centrist Purple Party, likely to serve out his term until July next year, with a new presidential election scheduled for April 11