The country's political instability has been extreme. In a five-year period, it is normal for Peru to have a president and a Congress, but in the last five years the country has had four presidents and two Congresses. In addition, within Iceland Phone Number List that same period, several political leaders and former presidents have been involved in corruption cases, sowing a cloak of political suspicion among citizens. The most notorious cases are Iceland Phone Number List those of Alan García, who committed suicide before being preliminarily arrested in the framework of the investigations of the Odebrecht case, and Alejandro Toledo, who is in the United States, a fugitive from Peruvian justice.
However, former presidents Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and Ollanta Humala and the leader of Fuerza Popular Keiko Fujimori also have active legal Iceland Phone Number List proceedings; in the case of the latter, the prosecution requested 30 years in prison for alleged money laundering The last to join the list has been Martín Vizcarra. Various corruption scandals befell him since mid-2020, when he was still president. Vizcarra was one of the most popular politicians Iceland Phone Number List in recent years. When he left office, already questioned, he had a 77% approval rating . He was a politician who, without a political party or alliances, knew how to govern solely with popular support, by raising the promise that he would improve the political class by eliminating corruption.
In the protests of November 2020, after his departure, the cry of “ let them all go ” was heard again and again . A public opinion poll shows that, during that Iceland Phone Number List cycle of demonstrations, approximately 60% of the population felt that no politician represented them. At the same time, the demand to change the Constitution – until then raised by small social sectors – was growing and, in December 2020, it was endorsed by 97% of thePeruvians (between Iceland Phone Number List those who recognized the need to modify it and those who were committed to drafting a new one). Citizens asked for structural changes that the new transition government failed to address. "We have neither the legitimacy nor the time to make changes to the Constitution" was one of the first statements by Francisco Sagasti as head of state, after being appointed to replace Vizcarra.