"We demand transparency, we want justice!": Peru now has no president as crisis takes chaotic turn
#Peru was without a president Monday after Congress failed to agree on a successor to interim leader Manuel #Merino, who resigned following days of street #protests against him. Merino announced he was stepping down Sunday, following an ultimatum from Congress for him to quit or face censure after a police crackdown on protesters left at least two dead and scores injured.
Peru has begun the week in the midst of a political crisis. A week of massive pro-democracy protests forced the interim president Manuel Merino to resign on Sunday. CGTN's Dan Collyns reports. Wes Moore is CEO of the Robin Hood Foundation, the largest anti-poverty force in New York City, funding more than 200 organizations to build equality and lift families out of poverty. In the age of the COVID-19 pandemic, Moore joins Michele Norris to discuss the opportunity for business to support philanthropy while also answering calls for social justice. Join Washington Post Live on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 10:30 a.m. ET.
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