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Peru’s precarious stability
For years, Peru has outpaced its neighbors, achieving robust economic growth despite numerous political crises. Its informal economy has helped fuel that growth, but now poses a huge risk due to the coronavirus pandemic. To continue its rise, maintaining order, attracting investment and keeping Chinese influence at bay will be top priorities. But with precious little support in congress and an election looming, the question is whether President Martin Vizcarra can provide the leadership the country needs.