Peru's Fujimori responding to treatment for heart ailment

Aug 31, 2017

Peru's Fujimori responding to treatment for heart ailment

Peru's jailed ex-President Alberto Fujimori, 79, is responding to treatment for a severely accelerated heart rate but remains in intensive care, his doctor said Wednesday. This is the latest in a string of health scares for the former leader, who was jailed for massacres committed ...

Indigenous group seizes Peru oil field facilities

Aug 23, 2017

Indigenous group seizes Peru oil field facilities

Indigenous people living on Peru's largest oil field concession have seized some facilities operated by Frontera Energy Corp. demanding that the government apply an indigenous rights law before signing a new contract with the Canadian company, a tribal chieftain said on Tuesday. The so-called prior ...

Peru's Alberto Fujimori is hospitalized due to heart trouble

Jul 8, 2017

Peru's Alberto Fujimori is hospitalized due to heart trouble

Peru's jailed ex-leader Alberto Fujimori was taken to a hospital Friday after showing signs of hypertension and irregular heartbeat, his doctor said. The hospital trip comes on the same day that Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said a potential pardon for Fujimori would not be ...