Peru veers towards political crisis after Vizcarra removed as president

Peru tumbled into political turmoil on Tuesday as anger mounted over a vote by Congress to oust the country’s popular president over his handling of the pandemic and unproven allegations of corruption years ago.Thousands poured on to the streets of Peru’s capital Monday night to protest President Martín Vizcarra’s removal, vilifying lawmakers and demanding their resignations. Several politicians not in Congress denounced the removal as a disguised coup. Some said any new incoming president…


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