Motion against Dina Boluarte, signed by more than 20 leftist congressmen who support ousted leader Pedro Castillo, must be approved by 52 votes before it can be debated in Congress.
LPG is increasingly becoming hard to find in southern regions of Arequipa, Tacuna and Puno — relatively poor with large Indigenous populations — while prices of basic food items such as potatoes and tomatoes have tripled.
At least 40 people have died in more than a month of protests demanding the resignation of President Boluarte, who took over after the ouster and arrest of her predecessor Pedro Castillo on December 7.
Mourners in southern Puno region carry coffins of 17 civilians killed in recent anti-government protests, vowing "the bloodshed will never be forgotten" in the Andean nation.
Attorney general says investigation against President Dina Boluarte, PM Alberto Otarola and the country's defence and interior ministers has begun on charges of genocide, homicide and serious injuries.
Curfew in southern region — epicentre of protest movement led by supporters of ousted leader Castillo — comes in response to violent clashes that left 18 people dead.
Protesters barricade main routes in southern regions of Puno, Cusco, Apurimac and Arequipa, as well as Junin in the centre, demanding resignation of President Dina Boluarte, who took over from her ousted predecessor Pedro Castillo.
Protests triggered by the impeachment of former President Pedro Castillo have been most violent in Ayacucho and Apurimac, which together account for 13 of all reported fatalities.
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