Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra on Thursday refused to resign while denouncing a “conspiracy against democracy” after some audios were broadcast allegedly linking him to the erratic recruitment of singer Richard Swing at the Ministry of Culture.
“I will not resign,” Vizcarra settled during a message to the nation. “That all inquiries that match are conducted with the utmost transparency and depth so that the cause of the truth is reached,” he added.
“If you want to evacuate (remove) me from here, I’ll be with my head held high and a clear conscience. Nothing that is presented illegally is a reason for a vacancy (dismissal),” he continued.
Congressman Edgar Alarcón presented to the plenary session of the Peruvian Congress this Thursday some audios in which the President’s voice is coordinating a response to the case of Richard Cisneros, known as Richard Swing, under investigation by prosecutors and Congress for alleged irregular investigations Contracts with the Ministry of Culture.