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Peru’s opposition party kills anti-corruption bill
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Sep 26, 2016 1 comment

Peru’s opposition party kills anti-corruption bill

Peru’s Popular Force party, led by Keiko Fujimori, has rejected a bill to strengthen prosecutors investigating money laundering, calling into question the party’s commitment to fighting corruption. The bill would have empowered the  Full Article »

Opposition makes Peru government kneel in confidence vote
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 20, 2016 1 comment

Opposition makes Peru government kneel in confidence vote

Peru’s Congress gave the new government of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski a vote of confidence after two full days of debate. Peru’s Constitution requires each new government’s Cabinet chief to  Full Article »

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 »

No end in sight for martial law in Lima port district
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 1, 2016 1 comment

No end in sight for martial law in Lima port district

Peru has extended a state of emergency to prolong martial law in Lima’s port district of Callao in an effort to battle high crime. Interior minister Jose Luis Perez announced  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 »