Congress accepted President Dina Boluarte’s request to obtain permission to travel to the United Stateswith the intention of joining the Inaugural Summit of Leaders of the Alliance of the Americas for Economic Prosperity (APEP), an event organized by the US Government. Statements of support for the relevance of this trip by the Minister of Labor, Daniel Maurate, and the Minister of the Environment, Albina Ruiz, contributed to the decision of the Parliament.
Criticism of expensive trips by Dina Beluarte
First, considering only the costs for travel expenses and air tickets, excluding the budget for fuel for the president’s plane, the three trips of the head of state in less than a year since he took office, made in Brazil, the United States and Europe. , involved a huge expense of almost a million soles.
In addition, the president faced a lot of criticism for carrying out his duties remotely, which led to two impeachment proceedings against him. According to one of the documents presented, he was accused of trespassing Article 115 of the Political Constitution of Peru, which left the national territory in an unconstitutional manner.
Dina Boluarte used the presidential plane despite the complaints of Peruvians stranded in Israel and Gaza. Photo: La República. “title=” Dina Boluarte used the presidential plane despite the complaints of Peruvians stranded in Israel and Gaza. Photo: La República. ” width=”100%” height=”100%” loading=”lazy”/>
Dina Boluarte used the presidential plane despite the complaints of Peruvians stranded in Israel and Gaza. Photo: The Republic.
Finally, Boluarte was criticized for using the presidential plane for diplomatic matters instead of prioritizing the return of Peruvians affected by the conflict between Israel and Gaza.. At first, he stated: “Unfortunately, Peru does not have that logistical capacity. Because of this situation, we ordered the acquisition of two Boeing planes to facilitate humanitarian operations if necessary.” However, after public pressure, he decided to change his itinerary and go to save the affected countrymen.