Manuel Merino sworn in as interim president of Peru until July 2021

LIMA (Reuters) - Manuel Merino was sworn in as interim President of Peru on Tuesday, after President Martin Vizcarra was ousted by Congress a day earlier. Merino, who was head of Congress, will be in office until July 2021.

Reuters November 11, 2020 00:10:35 IST
Manuel Merino sworn in as interim president of Peru until July 2021

Manuel Merino sworn in as interim president of Peru until July 2021

LIMA (Reuters) - Manuel Merino was sworn in as interim President of Peru on Tuesday, after President Martin Vizcarra was ousted by Congress a day earlier.

Merino, who was head of Congress, will be in office until July 2021. Elections are scheduled for April of 2021.

(Reporting by Cassandra Garrison)

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