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They threw out the president. Now Peru’s anti-corruption drive looks in doubt

LIMA, Peru —  When Peruvian lawmakers voted President Martín Vizcarra out of office this week, they may have done more than just oust a popular leader — they...

Vizcarra had emerged as the country’s most vocal proponent in pushing through measures to end decades of dirty politics.

  • Associated Press
  • Los Angeles Times

He dissolved Congress last year after lawmakers repeatedly stonewalled efforts to curb graft and reform the judiciary.

More recently, he tried to get rid of their right to parliamentary immunity.

He may not have succeeded in pushing through major change — and is now under scrutiny for his own possible misconduct — but…

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