Peru's Fujimori convicted of corruption in fifth trial

Jan 9, 2015

Peru's Fujimori convicted of corruption in fifth trial

A three-judge panel in Peru convicted jailed former President Alberto Fujimori on Thursday of funneling more than $40 million in public funds to tabloid newspapers that smeared his opponents during his 2000 re-election campaign. The conviction was the fifth for the 76-year-old Fujimori. The ...

Peru's ex-President Fujimori suffers stroke, in stable condition

Mar 15, 2014

Peru's ex-President Fujimori suffers stroke, in stable condition

Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori suffered a stroke on Friday and was hospitalized in stable condition with some loss of control of his left upper arm, his doctor said. Neurologist, Dr. Juan Barreto, said that Fujimori was conscious and speaking and being treated to ...

Jul 10, 2013

Ex-Peruvian leader Fujimori writing autobiography in prison

Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori, in prison for rights abuses during his 10-year rule, said he’s writing an autobiography. In a handwritten note to RPP radio Tuesday, the 75-year-old Fujimori said incumbent President Ollanta Humala’s refusal to grant him a pardon on medical grounds ...