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Peruvians take to the streets to protest against president’s ousting – video

Protests erupted in the Peruvian capital, Lima, following the surprise ousting of President Martín Vizcarra, who lost an impeachment vote he had been expected to survive. Allegations of corruption marred Vizcarra’s presidency in the last few months, culminating in the vote. Vizcarra said he would not challenge the decision, but Peruvians took to the streets to voice their anger. Despite the accusations of corruption against Vizacarra, which analysts have deemed minor, the public supported his efforts to fight corruption in the government’s highest levels

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