13:49 | Bagua (Amazonas region), Jul. 12.
President Martin Vizcarra on Thursday affirmed he pledged to change the country while fighting corruption, for which he urged citizens to elect new authorities wisely and monitor the use of resources.
"Honesty is what Peru needs the most. Corruption prevents development
. The reason behind the lack of roads and water in our towns —after 200 years as a republic— is the lack of good authorities. Let's choose well
," the statesman
According to Vizcarra, Peru is a country with a vast potential in terms of agriculture
, and human resources. So, if development is not achieved is because authorities spend the money on irrelevant issues.