Peru: cyclone aftermath
Please pray for those in Peru, particularly in the north of the country, who have been hit by unusually heavy unseasonal rains brought by cyclone Yaku. The resulting flooding and high river flows have left more than 50 people dead and many more have lost their homes and belongings.
Please continue to pray for Peru, where protests sparked by the impeachment of former president, Pedro Castillo, continue to demand early elections for a new president and a new Congress. Pray for peace and reconciliation and for a just solution to the country’s divisions.
As marches, protests and roadblocks continue across Peru please pray for peace. Protests in some areas of Peru continue to be violent and to be met with force by security forces. The death toll during the protests now stands at 56, with many more injured. Pray that there would be dialogue between the government and […]
Peru: ongoing protests
As protests continue across many areas of Peru following the removal from power of former president Pedro Castillo, please pray for peace. Protests have often turned violent and security forces have also responded with force, leaving around 50 people dead in the last month. Pray for calm, peace and for a resolution of the problems. […]
Peru: state of emergency
Pray for Peru, which is in the midst of a nationwide state of emergency. Protests have erupted across much of the country after President Pedro Castillo was impeached by Congress following his attempted “self-coup” this week. He tried to rule by decree and dissolve the Congress, which was already due to vote on his potential […]
Recently, a landslide in the Chavin de Huantar of Peru buried over 150 homes. Caught on camera, thankfully and miraculously no one appears to have been killed or seriously injured by the unexpected landslide. Pray for all those affected by this disaster.
Paul and Sarah Tester, Peru
Paul is working to establish a truly Latin American mission movement for Latin America and Sarah serves in children’s ministry.