WORLD Peru's new leader swears in cabinet, 8 of them women

WORLD

Peru's new leader swears in cabinet, 8 of them women

CGTN

08:54, December 11, 2022

Peru's President Dina Boluarte (C) poses along with her new cabinet in Lima, Peru December 10, 2022. /Reuters

Peru's new President, Dina Boluarte, unveiled a new cabinet Saturday following the ouster of her predecessor Pedro Castillo.

Boluarte, Peru's first woman president, who was vice president under Castillo, oversaw a ceremony at which 19 ministers – eight of them women – took the oath of office at the presidential palace.

Peru's Congress on Wednesday swore in Boluarte as the country's new president, complying with the line of succession, after voting to impeach Castillo for alleged "permanent moral incapacity."


Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

We have updated our privacy policy to comply with the latest laws and regulations. The updated policy explains the mechanism of how we collect and treat your personal data. You can learn more about the rights you have by reading our terms of service. Please read them carefully. By clicking AGREE, you indicate that you have read and agreed to our privacy policies

Agree and continue