Peru’s Boluarte sworn in as 1st female president on interim basis after Castillo’s impeachment

Peruvian politician Dina Boluarte was sworn as interim president on Wednesday, hours after Pedro Castillo was removed in an impeachment trial during a day of high political drama in the Andean nation. Boluarte, elevated from vice president, became Peru's first-ever female president following Castillo's attempt to dissolve the legislature by decree to avoid the impeachment vote, which sparked a wave of resignations by ministers and criticism from allies.