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Peru’s president opposes early release for Alberto Fujimori
Posted by Erin Anderson on May 15, 2017 1 comment

Peru’s president opposes early release for Alberto Fujimori

Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski this week dismissed the possibility of a humanitarian pardon for former President Alberto Fujimori. Kuczynski’s statement comes in the wake of debates about whether to  Full Article »

Peru: Alberto Fujimori’s conviction overturned in ‘chicha press’ case
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 17, 2016 1 comment

Peru: Alberto Fujimori’s conviction overturned in ‘chicha press’ case

Peru’s supreme court has overturned a conviction for embezzlement against former President Alberto Fujimori in an infamous scandal of media appropriation. The court annulled Fujimori’s three-year sentence in prison as  Full Article »

Peru: Fujimori’s leadership questioned after spat with brother
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 29, 2016 1 comment

Peru: Fujimori’s leadership questioned after spat with brother

The presidential aspirations of Kenji Fujimori, brother of Keiko Fujimori, have caused a public rift and raised questions about the Popular Force political party. The controversy began last week when  Full Article »

Exonerated, Keiko Fujimori to continue in Peru’s 2016 elections
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 24, 2016 Leave a comment

Exonerated, Keiko Fujimori to continue in Peru’s 2016 elections

Peru’s electoral authority has ruled that presidential frontrunner Keiko Fujimori would not be disqualified from 2016 elections for alleged vote buying. The JNE elections board ruled last week that Fujimori  Full Article »

Keiko Fujimori purges her father’s old guard from party
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 30, 2015 1 comment

Keiko Fujimori purges her father’s old guard from party

Peru’s leading presidential candidate, Keiko Fujimori, has removed 18 incumbent legislators from her party’s list of candidates for 2016 elections. Rumors had circulated for weeks that Fujimori’s Popular Strength party  Full Article »

Keiko Fujimori to choose between centrism and old guard
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 17, 2015 Leave a comment

Keiko Fujimori to choose between centrism and old guard

Presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori’s selection of her party’s congressional candidates threatens to alienate the base of her political support. Analysts believe that, in order to win the presidency in 2016  Full Article »

Peru: judge rejects appeal from Alberto Fujimori
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 9, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru: judge rejects appeal from Alberto Fujimori

An appeals judge in Peru rejected former President Alberto Fujimori’s request for habeas corpus to overrule his prison sentence of 25 years for murder. Fujimori filed his legal appeal in  Full Article »