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Peru: Keiko Fujimori vows not to pardon her father if elected
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 3, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru: Keiko Fujimori vows not to pardon her father if elected

Peru presidential frontrunner Keiko Fujimori signed a document saying she would not pardon former President Alberto Fujimori during the televised presidential debates Sunday night. Fujimori stole the show at the  Full Article »

Peru: Mendoza surges to tie Kuczynski for second place
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 1, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru: Mendoza surges to tie Kuczynski for second place

A recent poll shows Peru’s Veronika Mendoza in a statistical tie with Pedro Pablo Kuczynski to qualify for a runoff against Keiko Fujimori. The Datum poll published today puts longtime frontrunner  Full Article »

Church disowns bishops’ comments on Peru’s candidates
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 31, 2016 Leave a comment

Church disowns bishops’ comments on Peru’s candidates

Peru’s conference of bishops has issued a statement to override recent condemnations of specific presidential candidates by regional bishops. A controversy emerged with less than two weeks before Peru holds general  Full Article »

Camisea natural gas: Peru’s political football
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 28, 2016 Leave a comment

Camisea natural gas: Peru’s political football

Peru’s presidential candidates in 2016 spar over energy policy and the biggest political liability for Pedro Pablo Kuczynski: the Camisea gas contracts. Liberal presidential candidate Alfredo Barnechea is increasingly attacking  Full Article »

Peru: new poll shows Kuczynski beating Fujimori in runoff
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 16, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru: new poll shows Kuczynski beating Fujimori in runoff

A new poll indicates that Pedro Pablo Kuczynski would narrowly defeat frontrunner Keiko Fujimori in a runoff vote as the anti-Fujimori vote begins to materialize. The Ipsos poll published Monday  Full Article »

Peru: Who is liberal candidate Alfredo Barnechea?
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 12, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru: Who is liberal candidate Alfredo Barnechea?

Popular Action presidential candidate Alfredo Barnechea has risen to third in opinion polls for 2016 elections. Alfredo Barnechea was born in Ica in 1952. He studied humanities at the Pontifical Catholic  Full Article »

Disqualifications change the face of Peru’s 2016 elections
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 11, 2016 1 comment

Disqualifications change the face of Peru’s 2016 elections

The disqualification of presidential candidates Julio Guzman and Cesar Acuña have propelled two new candidates into contention in Peru’s 2016 elections. Both Guzman and Acuña have polled as high as  Full Article »

Peru: Julio Guzman’s presidential candidacy disqualified again
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 5, 2016 2 comments

Peru: Julio Guzman’s presidential candidacy disqualified again

Peru’s electoral board has overruled an earlier resolution which allowed presidential candidate Julio Guzman on the ballot in 2016 elections. The National Elections Board (JNE) first barred Guzman on Feb.  Full Article »

Peru: Fujimori and Guzman in virtual tie in hypothetical runoff
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 21, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru: Fujimori and Guzman in virtual tie in hypothetical runoff

A recent poll shows Peru’s presidential candidate Julio Guzman would mount the greatest challenge to frontrunner Keiko Fujimori in a runoff vote. The Ipsos poll published in El Comercio on  Full Article »

Peru: Guzman emerges as Fujimori’s top contender for president
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 10, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru: Guzman emerges as Fujimori’s top contender for president

A new opinion poll showed voter support for economist Julio Guzman had surged to 20%, giving him a clear edge over Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and Cesar Acuña to qualify for  Full Article »