(CNN) — Dina Boluarte took office as the new President of Peru on Wednesday, after Congress ousted former president Pedro Castillo.
In this turbulent context, Boluarte, who until a few hours ago was the country's Vice President, took over as Castillo's successor after being sworn in before the plenary session of Congress on Wednesday afternoon.
She is the first female president in Peru's history, and the sixth Peruvian president in less than five years.
Boluarte's term will extend through July 2026.
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