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 ...

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 ...

World / Crime & Legal Dec 17, 2016

Peru rejects new request to pardon imprisoned Fujimori

The centrist government of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said Friday that it has rejected a new request to free imprisoned former authoritarian leader Alberto Fujimori filed by a supporter because it did not meet basic requirements. Justice Minister Marisol Perez Tello said the paperwork reached ...