Prime Minister of Peru Aníbal Torres resigns for personal reasons, amid multiple criminal investigations focusing on president Pedro Castillo.
Anibal Torres Vasquez (born 28 December 1942) is a Peruvian lawyer, jurist, and politician. He was the Prime Minister of Peru from 8 February 2022 until 3 August 2022 when he resigned. He was also Minister of Justice and Human Rights from July 2021 to February 2022 under the government of Pedro Castillo. Peruvian Prime Minister Anibal Torres suddenly resigned on Wednesday morning, amid widening criminal probes centered on President Pedro Castillo, who has grown increasingly isolated after one year in office.