Peru eliminates Brazil from Copa America

Jun 13, 2016

Peru eliminates Brazil from Copa America

Peru’s recent history against Brazil is marked by lots of losses and a few missed opportunities. That changed in a big way Sunday night — with the help from a fortunate non-call. Peru stunned Brazil 1-0, eliminating the soccer power from Copa America on ...

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 ...

Ecuador overcomes poor start, earns draw with Peru

Jun 9, 2016

Ecuador overcomes poor start, earns draw with Peru

Miller Bolanos scored the lone second-half goal and Ecuador rallied from a two-goal deficit to tie Peru 2-2 on Wednesday night in the Copa America. Three minutes after halftime, Jefferson Montero and Christian Noboa connected on a give-and-go and Montero got behind the defense ...

Peru's Kuczynski narrowly leads Fujimori in election

Jun 6, 2016

Peru's Kuczynski narrowly leads Fujimori in election

Center-right economist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski had a slight lead over Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of an imprisoned former president, as early results came in from Peru’s presidential election on Sunday. The 77-year-old Kuczynski had 50.59 percent support while Fujimori had 49.41 percent with about ...

Thousands march against Keiko Fujimori before Peru vote

Jun 1, 2016

Thousands march against Keiko Fujimori before Peru vote

Thousands of people marched in Peru’s capital Tuesday against Keiko Fujimori, the front-runner ahead of Sunday’s presidential runoff. Marchers shouted slogans such as “Keiko No!” and “No to a state run by drug traffickers,” an allusion to her father, disgraced ex-president Alberto Fujimori. His ...