The latest survey of International Datum revealed that 60% of those interviewed believe that the changes in the PNP and the intelligence agencies of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs occurred because the government seeks to obstruct justice and prevent President Castillo and his entourage from being investigated for cases of corruption.
Regarding priorities in the face of the political crisis, 38% considered that the priority to be discussed in Congress should be the advancement of elections and 30% said that it should be the vacancy. In addition, 9% indicated that the priority should be both the presidential vacancy and the advancement of elections, while 20% believed that Pedro Castillo should finish his term.
Those surveyed also spoke about the release of Antauro Humala. For 56%, his departure was due to the fact that he was benefited by INPE and the government, and for 12% the release was in accordance with the law.
To this was added that 56% considered that Congress should pass a law to prevent people who have committed serious crimes such as murder and kidnapping from running as candidates for the Presidency of the Republic. However, 41% believed that such a law should not be approved.
On the other hand, 22% said they agreed with the election of General EP(r) José Williams Zapata, congressman for Avanza País, as president of Congress, while 52% said they disagreed.
Regarding the popularity of the Congress of the Republic, 7% said they approved of the work being carried out by Parliament and 87% said they disapproved.
Meanwhile, 71% of those surveyed stated that they disapprove of President Pedro Castillo’s work, while 23% said they approved of it.
The survey was conducted by Datum Internacional from September 17 to 21, 2022, at the national level, among men and women between 18 and 70 years of age, belonging to all socioeconomic levels, considering urban and rural areas.
The sample size was 1,204 effective surveys, with a margin of error of +/- 2.8%, a confidence level of 95%, and a representativeness of 90%. The technique applied was face-to-face surveys in the home.