17-01-2019: Latin American Weekly Report
Guaidó tries to turn screw on Maduro but needs military
When Peru’s congress voted to censure the prime minister, Ana Jara, last week, it left President Ollanta Humala with two options: brinkmanship or conciliation. He opted for the former. Humala replaced Jara with Pedro Cateriano, his defence minister for the last three years and a figure of hate for the main opposition parties. Cateriano will have to run the gauntlet of congress by 2 May to seek a vote of confidence. If congress refuses to give this, however, Humala could dissolve the body. The Humala administra- tion, meanwhile, is arguing that the political uncertainty created by congress is conspiring against economic growth by putting off investors.
By joining as an individual member you’ll have the opportunity to access our wide range of public events at a discounted rate, as well as additional benefits such as online access to in-depth reports, webinar recordings and This Week in Latin America news articles.
Get the latest information on upcoming Canning House events and other events related to Latin America and Iberia across the UK and beyond.