LIMA Jacob Markstrom Canucks Jersey , Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Peru's Congress ousted President Pedro Pablo Kuczysnki's cabinet in a vote of no-confidence early on Friday, pushing the Andean country into its worst political crisis in years.
Peru's single-chamber Congress, where opposite Popular Force has an absolute majority, voted 77-22 to dismiss Prime Minister Fernando Zavala's cabinet.
Kuczynski now has 72 hours to swear in a new cabinet. While he cannot name Zavala as prime minister again, Kuczynski can reappoint other ministers in his cabinet.
Kuczynski dared Congress on Wednesday to revoke its confidence in his cabinet if it insisted on forcing out his second education minister.
Kuczynski's former education and finance ministers had been forced to resign amid allegations of ethical breaches Brandon Sutter Canucks Jersey , while a third minister quit to avoid being censured.
Under Peru's constitution, if Congress does not give a president a vote of confidence for his cabinet twice, the president can summon new legislative elections.
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