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Peru“s Boluarte to propose new bill to advance elections if Congress rejects current proposal


2023-01-30T02:32:01Z

Peruvian President Dina Boluarte on Sunday evening promised to propose a constitutional reform to move general elections to October 2023 if lawmakers do not reconsider a proposal to advance the elections to later this year.

Lawmakers on Friday rejected a proposal that would open the door to holding elections this year.

If Congress does not reconsider the proposal on Monday, Boluarte said she would also present a bill that would require the next elected Congress to oversee a “total reform” of Peru’s 1993 constitution.

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