In a 73−50 vote, the Congress of Peru approves the leftist cabinet of President Pedro Castillo, who thanked the Congress for "granting confidence". The vote increased the approval of Castillo's government, which currently holds a 38% approval rating.
Peruvian President Pedro Castillo announces that former Alberto Fujimori advisor Vladimiro Montesinos has been transferred from the Callao naval base to the Ancon II prison to finish the remainder of his sentence.
Interim President Francisco Sagasti condemns a letter signed by retired military officers that urges the Peruvian Armed Forces not to recognize Pedro Castillo as President. Sagasti also announces that an investigation is launched into the retired officers.
Peruvians head to the polls to elect their President. Left-wing candidate Pedro Castillo faces right-wing candidate Keiko Fujimori, who is the daughter of the authoritarian former President Alberto Fujimori. Polls show Fujimori slightly ahead in the polls as Castillo warns of fraud.
Far-left candidate Pedro Castillo is expected to win the first round of the presidential election. His opponent in the runoff election in June is still to be determined, amidst a political and economic crisis.
The Congress of the Republic of Peru votes 54–37 no confidence against Prime Minister Pedro Cateriano, forcing all 19 government ministers to resign. President Martín Vizcarra has 48 hours to form a new cabinet.