Fujimori manages to stay in lead ahead of Peru election

Apr 8, 2016

Fujimori manages to stay in lead ahead of Peru election

With a surname that sparks fury among some Peruvians and inspires adoration among others, center-right presidential contender Keiko Fujimori has managed to stay atop a turbulent field of candidates ahead of Sunday’s election. The daughter of former President Alberto Fujimori has been able to ...

Electoral council strikes No. 2 candidate from Peru race

Mar 10, 2016

Electoral council strikes No. 2 candidate from Peru race

Peru’s electoral council on Wednesday barred the main challenger to front-runner Keiko Fujimori from the country’s April 10 presidential election on a technicality. It voided economist Julio Guzman’s candidacy by a vote of 3-2, claiming the mechanism by which his party chose him violated ...

Jan 26, 2016

Peru's ex-leader Fujimori, 77, hospitalized as health worsens

Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori, who is serving a 25-year prison term for corruption and human rights violations, has been hospitalized, officials said Monday, the latest in a string of health crises. Fujimori, 77, was transferred under heavy guard Sunday to a clinic in ...