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Peru judge postpones decision on jailing Keiko Fujimori

World / Crime & Legal Oct 22, 2018

Peru judge postpones decision on jailing Keiko Fujimori

A Peruvian court postponed Sunday a ruling on a prosecutor's demand to put opposition leader Keiko Fujimori in preventive detention for 36 months, which she called a conspiracy to "bury" her presidential hopes. Anti-corruption prosecutor Jose Domingo Perez had asked the court to hold Fujimori ...

Fujimori family feud spurred Kuczynski resignation in Peru

World / Politics Mar 23, 2018

Fujimori family feud spurred Kuczynski resignation in Peru

Five centuries after brothers Atahualpa and Huascar engaged in a bloody battle for the Inca throne, a similar feud is tearing apart Peru's powerful Fujimori clan. This time, it is siblings Keiko and Kenji — the daughter and son of disgraced former President Alberto Fujimori. The ...

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 ...