61 percent of Peruvians believe that President Pedro Castillo has no leadership, 72 percent of the population believe that the country is “divided”, according to a recent opinion poll.
The survey data also shows that 83 percent of Peruvians believe that the general secretary of Peru Libre – the ruling party – Vladimir Cerrón, should resign from the government, while 44 percent say that Cerrón is currently having too much influence in the government.
Lima, the capital, is considered to be the area where Castillo and Cerrón are more suspicious of, with 73 percent of the first asserting the first lacking leadership skills and 90 percent rejecting the second, according to the Ipsos poll that Lampadia- Portal containing ‘El Comercio’.
In addition, 33 percent of Peruvians think it is of concern that the president insists on changing the Magna Carta as it creates instability, while 30 percent think Castile is driving private investment out of the country. The presence of militants or Shining Path sympathizers around Castillo – 28 percent – is also of concern to citizens.
The same poll found that 72 percent of citizens consider Peru a “divided” country, compared to 23 percent who consider it to be united, with political and ideological differences being the most controversial -59 percent- -, social differences -39 percent – , Racial differences –34 percent– and different interpretations of terrorism –32 percent–.
In contrast, Peruvians believe that the issues that unite the nation most are football (48 percent), gastronomy (38 percent), freedom and democracy (28 percent), and cultural diversity (24 percent).