Seven dead as Peru's new leader fails to quell protest

violence increasing as protests continue in Peru

Five more protesters died in Peru on Monday as violent demonstration

New President Dina Boluarte tried to ease tensions on Sunday

Seven people, including three teenagers, have now died in escalating protest

Announcing she would seek to hold elections two years early and declaring a state of emergency in flashpoint areas.

Some 2,000 protesters smashed runway lighting, burned security booth

Castillo tried to shut down congress because that’s what the people wanted.