(Bloomberg) -- Here are five key takeaways from the wild political crisis that unfolded in Peru Wednesday. Click here for our TOPLive blog.

  • After unilaterally dissolving congress, Pedro Castillo was impeached as president and is now being detained by Peruvian police.
  • His vice president, Dina Boluarte, was sworn in as the new president, becoming the first female leader in Peru’s history.
  • Boluarte called for a political truce and national unity, vowing to build a broad ministerial cabinet reflective of all interests.
  • After an initial selloff, Peru’s currency and stocks finished stronger for the day.
  • Castillo’s move to dissolve congress was rejected by foreign governments, the military and many of his own allies. Mexico’s foreign minister offered to give Castillo asylum.

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