Peru's Keiko Fujimori to be freed from prison during graft investigation

World May 1, 2020

Peru's Keiko Fujimori to be freed from prison during graft investigation

Former Peruvian presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori will be released from prison while she is under investigation for money laundering, her lawyer said on Thursday. Peru's supreme court accepted an appeal and ruled to revoke Fujimori's 15-month jail sentence, according to her lawyer, Giulliana Loza. Fujimori will ...

Peru opposition leader Keiko Fujimori walks free from jail

World / Politics Nov 30, 2019

Peru opposition leader Keiko Fujimori walks free from jail

Peruvian opposition leader Keiko Fujimori walked free from prison Friday night after being jailed for more than a year pending a trial over allegations she accepted illegal campaign contributions from Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht. Fujimori, leader of the powerful right-wing Popular Force party, left prison ...

Peru's president offers to resign on eve of impeachment

World / Politics Mar 22, 2018

Peru's president offers to resign on eve of impeachment

Peru's center-right President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski announced his resignation on Wednesday after vote-buying allegations ensnared him in a fresh scandal on the eve of an impeachment vote, capping months of political turmoil in one of Latin America's most stable economies. Kuczynski, a 79-year-old former Wall ...