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Keiko Fujimori concedes defeat in Peru’s presidential election
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 10, 2016 1 comment

Keiko Fujimori concedes defeat in Peru’s presidential election

Keiko Fujimori has officially recognized the victory of President-elect Pedro Pablo Kuczynski in the 2016 presidential election. Fujimori held a press conference on Friday to announce her party’s acceptance of  Full Article »

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski wins Peru’s presidential election
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 10, 2016 1 comment

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski wins Peru’s presidential election

Peru’s elections authority announced on Thursday that Pedro Pablo Kuczynski had defeated Keiko Fujimori in the 2016 presidential election. National Office of Electoral Processes (ONPE) director Mariano Cucho announced in  Full Article »

Peru: Kuczynski’s lead is greater than total uncounted ballots
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 8, 2016 1 comment

Peru: Kuczynski’s lead is greater than total uncounted ballots

With over 99% of votes counted, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has maintained an insurmountable lead over Keiko Fujimori in Peru’s 2016 presidential election. With 99.8% of ballots counted, Kuczynski had won  Full Article »

Exit polls show Kuczynski edged Fujimori in Peru’s election
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 5, 2016 1 comment

Exit polls show Kuczynski edged Fujimori in Peru’s election

While the election is too early to call, exit polls indicate Pedro Pablo Kuczynski will defeat Keiko Fujimori to become Peru’s president from 2016 to 2021. Exit polls conducted by  Full Article »

Fujimori and Kuczynski seen tied one day before Peru’s election
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 4, 2016 1 comment

Fujimori and Kuczynski seen tied one day before Peru’s election

Recent polls show frontrunner Keiko Fujimori’s lead over Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has closed in the wake of various scandals just before Peru’s presidential runoff vote. Peruvian law prohibits the publishing  Full Article »

Fujimorismo hardball: flashback or preview?
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 2, 2016 Leave a comment

Fujimorismo hardball: flashback or preview?

Peru’s politics took an ugly and familiar turn when Keiko Fujimori’s Popular Force party caused a media scandal during the 2016 runoff election. The story started when it was reported that the  Full Article »

Peru leftist Veronika Mendoza endorses Kuczynski
Posted by Colin Post on May 31, 2016 1 comment

Peru leftist Veronika Mendoza endorses Kuczynski

Veronika Mendoza, leftist candidate who did not qualify for a runoff in Peru’s 2016 election, has endorsed Pedro Pablo Kuczynski over Keiko Fujimori. Mendoza had previously refused to endorse either  Full Article »

Fujimori wins debates, builds lead one week from Peru election
Posted by Colin Post on May 29, 2016 1 comment

Fujimori wins debates, builds lead one week from Peru election

Presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori built a significant lead over Pedro Pablo Kuczynski just one week from Peru’s runoff election on June 5. The latest Ipsos poll shows 43% of Peru’s  Full Article »

Peru news program cancelled over Fujimori party scandal
Posted by Colin Post on May 28, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru news program cancelled over Fujimori party scandal

Peru’s Panamericana television network has cancelled one of its news programs after it broadcast an edited audio recording provided by Keiko Fujimori’s running mate. On May 22 “Las Cosas Como Son”  Full Article »

Peru: Kuczynski VP mulls defamation charges against Fujimori
Posted by Colin Post on May 25, 2016 1 comment

Peru: Kuczynski VP mulls defamation charges against Fujimori

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s vice presidential candidate Martin Vizcarra is considering pressing charges against Keiko Fujimori for defamation. The former governor of Moquegua said at a press conference that Fujimori may  Full Article »