Pedro Castillo of “Free Peru,” a party which describes itself as communist, shot out of thin air in the past few weeks to claim first place in tonight’s Peruvian presidential first round.
Peru’s presidential election is on Sunday, Pedro Castillo round.Pedro Castillo just won 50% higher vote total than any other candidate in Peru’s presidential election. He doesnt have a Wiki page, a website, or even a Twitter handle. He rose to prominence not as a talking head but by leading the ‘17 teachers strikes.
Peru’s new president is going to face an impossible task of governing effectively without a majority in Congress amid a raging pandemic.