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 ...

Peru to vote on returning a Fujimori to presidential palace

World / Politics Jun 3, 2016

Peru to vote on returning a Fujimori to presidential palace

Less than a decade after Peru imprisoned former President Alberto Fujimori, voters will decide on Sunday whether to put his 41-year-old daughter back in the presidential palace, where she once served as his first lady. Keiko Fujimori has a slight lead over her rival, Pedro ...

Fujimori manages to stay in lead ahead of Peru election

World / Politics Apr 8, 2016

Fujimori manages to stay in lead ahead of Peru election

With a surname that sparks fury among some Peruvians and inspires adoration among others, center-right presidential contender Keiko Fujimori has managed to stay atop a turbulent field of candidates ahead of Sunday's election. The daughter of former President Alberto Fujimori has been able to attract ...