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 ...

Japan to extend entry ban to Russia and 13 other countries, Abe says

National Apr 27, 2020

Japan to extend entry ban to Russia and 13 other countries, Abe says

Japan will deny entry to foreign travelers from a further 14 countries, including Russia, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, strengthening its border controls to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said. With the ban effective starting Wednesday, people ...

National Apr 19, 2020

11 virus-stranded Japanese exit Peru on charter flight

Eleven Japanese stranded in Peru by border closures imposed over the novel coronavirus left the country on a Malaysian charter plane Saturday. According to the Japanese Embassy in Lima, about 90 Japanese who entered Peru on short-term stays are still stranded there. The charter plane departed ...