Eduardo Garcia Birimisa He presented his irrevocable resignation from the post of Minister of E on Thursday nightState in the Labor and Employment Promotion portfolio and it became like this the third minister to leave the management of Dina Boluarte in just over a month, during which time more than 40 civilians have died from projectiles received during clashes between protesters and members of the Police and the Army.
In his letter of resignation edward garcia thanked to the President of the Republic for the trust he placed in him and expressed his hope that he can make the best decisions for the future of Peru in the context of social protests. But the now ex-minister went further and in his letter, he points out that the Government it must offer excuses and recognize errors in the management of the control of social protests.
“We witnessed a large number of protests in different regions of the country, with different political banners, but we knew that behind them were also long-ignored social demands,” indicates the initial lines of the document submitted to the head of state.
“The tragedy quickly repeated itself and many brothers fell” in Puno and Cusco. “This time, I believe that attention to social demands is no longer enough for what the country needs. The tragedies that we have just experienced demonstrate this. I believe, Madam President, that a political act, in the good sense of the term political”, he added.
In this sense, he called on Boluarte to issue “a statement that expresses the pain for the loss of life, (…) apologizes to the population and (…) that it is recognized that mistakes have been made that must be corrected so that this does not happen again.”
“The situation deserves a change of faces in the direction of the country and an early election that can no longer wait until April 2024. Not doing it, I think it generates a wear and tear that, at least in my case, disables me to be able to put into practice the construction of the dialogue that he considers the country needs,” said the resigning minister.
Patricia Correa resigned on December 16 from his position as Minister of Educationbecoming the first casualty within the cabinet that was sworn in a week ago before Dina Boluarte. “This morning I presented my letter of resignation from the position of Minister of State in the education portfolio. The death of compatriots has no justification. State violence cannot be disproportionate and cause death”.
The resignation letter points out that “the circumstances that led me to accept this high responsibility have been to guarantee the right to education of all Peruvian students, which compromises the future of the Republic, within the democratic and institutional frameworks,” the letter says. de Correa sent to Dina Boluarte.
The same day, Jair Perez Brañez, who held the position of mMinister of Culture He resigned due to the events that occurred in the country that until then had caused the death of at least 18 people in various regions in clashes between protesters and members of the Police and the Army.
“I am writing to you to inform you of my resignation from the post of Minister of Culture. I thank you for the trust. Nevertheless. the unfortunate events that occurred in the country that have as a balance the irreparable loss of brothers and sisters make my stay in your government unsustainable.” points to the resignation letter addressed to the president Dina Boluarte.