Sanctions against Russia hit the farmers of Peru
The President of Peru José Pedro Castillo Terrones has introduced a curfew in the capital of the country — Lima. This decision was adopted after the mass protests broke out in the country against rising prices for mineral fertilizers.
“The Cabinet agreed to control citizens’ movement from 2 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. to protect the fundamental rights of the people,” said the President in his address to the country.
Protests in the country are in their second week and have caused violence and clashes with police. Governemnt reports, four people died.
The authorities of Peru have declared an emergency situation in the country’s agriculture, caused by rising prices for mineral fertilizers. This happened after the Western countries imposed sanctions against Russia, which is a major supplier of fertilizers to the global market.