Today, Congress will debate the second impeachment motion against Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra on grounds of "permanent moral incapacity" about alleged facts from the time he had served as Moquegua region governor (2011-2014).
The impeachment motion session is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. (local time).
According to the regulations of Congress, the presidential vacancy motion requires at least 87 votes to be approved.
The lawmakers cited a "permanent moral incapacity" of the President of the Republic, as established in Article 113 of the Constitution.
The aforementioned motion received 60 votes in favor, 40 against, and 18 abstentions.
According to the regulations of Congress, at least 40% of votes in favor were needed to pass the motion.