07/21/2021 (Wed) 16:26:38
Yeah his party does have the history and connection to Marxist-Leninist or Maoist movements. But so did Italian Fascists – a lot of them came from ex-Marxists who changed their views during WW1.
Oddly enough all one can gather from this is that, to people, self-labels and historical alignment matters more when assigning sides than actual positions. PiS is right wing because they opposed Soviet Union, Pedro Castillo is left wing because he is opposed to American stooges, the Fujimoris – both now and through ties to the Shining Path.