Aug 17, 2016

Peru high court throws out Fujimori embezzlement conviction

A five-judge Supreme Court panel on Tuesday unanimously overturned the embezzlement conviction of imprisoned former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori, who was charged with diverting $40 million from the military to pay for articles in sensationalist tabloids that maligned his political foes. The verdict, which ...

Peru's Ailing former President Fujimori seeks pardon

Jul 24, 2016

Peru's Ailing former President Fujimori seeks pardon

Disgraced Peruvian ex-President Alberto Fujimori, serving a 25-year prison term for corruption and crimes against humanity, has requested a pardon due to ill health. The 77-year-old has been in and out of the hospital in recent months for a series of health problems. “Alberto ...

Fujimori concedes defeat in Peru's presidential vote

Jun 11, 2016

Fujimori concedes defeat in Peru's presidential vote

The daughter of imprisoned ex-President Alberto Fujimori conceded defeat to conservative economist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski on Friday, ending five days of suspense over Peru’s closest presidential election in decades. In a short statement, Keiko Fujimori wished Kuczynski good luck and vowed to lead a ...