Congressional commission shelves President Dina Boluarte's bill on technicality before it even reaches debate, thwarting a key demand of protesters angry over ex-president Castillo's ouster.
Proposal by Free Peru party is rejected with 75 votes against and only 48 in favour, with one abstention as anti-government protests persist in the Andean country.
The country plunged into chaos in early December when then-President Pedro Castillo was impeached and arrested after he tried to shut down Congress.
Two cabinet ministers resign in protest at civilian deaths following ex-president Pedro Castillo's removal while Congress rejects a move to bring forward elections in the restive Andean country.
Dina Boluarte, Andean country's first female president, calls for calm as protests break out in support of her ousted predecessor, Pedro Castillo.
Removal of Lady Camones highlights how the administration of President Pedro Castillo is pushing back against a Congress that has already twice impeached him.
Interim leader Manuel Merino resigns after deadly protests and exodus of his cabinet members.
A Peruvian judge banned ousted president Martin Vizcarra from leaving the country days after his dismissal by Congress as the country's political crisis continues.
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