“I Ask Mr Merino To Evaluate His Immediate Resignation.”-Congress head Luis Valdez.
President Manuel Merino is now under pressure to resign after violent crackdown on protests against his new government left at least two people and more than 60 injured.
Thousands of people protests against the president following the removal of his predecessor ,Martin who was impeached on corruption allegations on Monday November 9.
Other Protesters assembled in different cities to oppose what they call a parliamentary coup against president Vizcarra, The largest march in Lima attracted thousands of people, with police again using tear gas fired from helicopters to disperse protesters who were threatening to march towards the Congress building.
This drew at attention of the country and congressmen, Congress head Luis Valdez said in a statement to Channel N television;
“I ask Mr Merino to evaluate his immediate resignation.”
The lawmakers will have to meet in an impromptu session at 8am to debate on this issue according to the congress head.
Police reported two deaths’ during the protest, and investigations are currently going
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