Dina Boulwart’s proposal to advance elections in Peru after a new rejection by Congress

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President Dina Boloart took office after the departure of Pedro Castillo last December.

The Peruvian Congress again refused to advance the election date to 2023. The latest proposal, by Fuerza Popular (Fujimorismo) Congressman Hernando Guerra, did not receive the necessary votes.

As announced a few days ago, in the face of a new rejection from Congress, the government of President Dina Boulwart has submitted a bill so that elections can be held this year.

“A few moments ago we entered into the table of parts of Congress a bill which, by constitutional mandate, is of a character of urgency and priority, a legislative initiative in which we propose to advance the general election of 2023,” he declared. Prime Minister, Alberto Otarola.

“We hope that Congress will expeditiously, if possible in the next few days, put this law on the agenda and discuss and reflect again on the need for peace and quiet that the country requires,” Otarola said.

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