Peru president pronounces partial Cupboard reshuffle By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Peru’s President Dina Boluarte, who took workplace after her predecessor Pedro Castillo was ousted, salutes subsequent to Alberto Otarola, Minister of Defence, in Lima, Peru December 10, 2022. REUTERS/Sebastian Castaneda

LIMA (Reuters) -Peru President Dina Boluarte introduced a handful of Cupboard reshuffles on Wednesday, together with a brand new prime minister, although she opted to maintain different key figures on, amid ongoing protests within the nation following the impeachment of her predecessor.

Lawyer Alberto Otarola was named as the brand new prime minister, alongside a brand new minister of protection and a brand new inside minister.

Nonetheless, Alex Contreras was stored on as economic system minister and Oscar Vera will keep on because the minister of power and mines.

The modifications had been introduced at a swearing-in ceremony on the governmental palace.

Girls now make up half of the 18-member Cupboard led by Boluarte, who’s Peru’s first feminine president.

The partial reshuffle got here days after the resignation of two ministers over the dealing with of protests which have left not less than 21 lifeless and a whole lot injured during the last two weeks.

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