An interview with Peru’s Vice President Mercedes Araoz

Americas Now

Political turbulence engulfed Peru earlier this year and led to a changing-of-the-guard of its government. Anchor Elaine Reyes interviewed the country’s Vice President about the current state of affairs.

The resignation of Peruvian President Kuczynski over graft allegations resulted in political turmoil that turned the country’s government upside down.

The Andean nation quickly reacted and a new president took power just in time to host the eighth Summit of the Americas. The main theme of the gathering was the region’s fight against corruption.

Take a look at this “Americas Now” interview with Peru’s Vice President Mercedes Araoz, at the presidential palace in Lima, to hear her discuss the political crisis, economy and China-Peru bilateral relations.