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Peru's broken politics: What next after Pedro Castillo's failed coup?

Latin America will long remember what went down Wednesday in Peru. President Pedro Castillo taking to live television to dissolve a hostile Congress but neither his cabinet nor the military followed, and by day’s he was the one out of a job and behind bars for attempting a coup. In his 16-month scandal-ridden stint, how did the 53-year old left-wing trade unionist fail so badly in his campaign pledge to stamp out the corruption that’s plagued the country’s political elites?

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