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Peru court absolves journalist convicted of defamation
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Sep 9, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru court absolves journalist convicted of defamation

Peru’s supreme court overturned the widely criticized defamation conviction against journalist Rafo Leon on Thursday. The court granted Leon’s appeal and ruled that his article which harshly criticized a former El Comercio  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’s defense minister faces censure for journalist intimidation
Posted by Colin Post on Jul 12, 2016 1 comment

Peru’s defense minister faces censure for journalist intimidation

Peru’s Congress will vote whether to impeach defense minister Jakke Valakivi two weeks from the end of his term for his attempt to charge journalists with treason. Valakivi had requested  Full Article »

Peru ad agency awarded for low-priced concrete campaign
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 3, 2016 1 comment

Peru ad agency awarded for low-priced concrete campaign

Cement company Unacem and the Carne ad agency won Peru’s 2016 Grand Effie advertising award for its Cemento Apu brand and campaign targeting low-income consumers. The Effie Awards held its  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 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 convicts journalist on World Press Freedom Day
Posted by Colin Post on May 4, 2016 1 comment

Peru convicts journalist on World Press Freedom Day

A court in Peru found Caretas journalist Rafo Leon guilty of defamation on Tuesday for criticizing a former columnist for the newspaper, El Comercio. A judge in Lima sentenced Leon  Full Article »

Would Veronika Mendoza move Peru closer to Venezuela?
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 7, 2016 Leave a comment

Would Veronika Mendoza move Peru closer to Venezuela?

A look at Veronika Mendoza’s policies for 2016 elections after the leftist presidential candidate’s controversial remarks about Venezuela. As her candidacy was set for a jump into fourth place in  Full Article »

Electoral body accuses Peru’s state daily of publishing vulgar logo
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 2, 2016 Leave a comment

Electoral body accuses Peru’s state daily of publishing vulgar logo

Peru’s electoral supervisory, ONPE, has accused state newspaper El Peruano of intentionally publishing a vulgar rendition of its official logo. El Peruano published a supplementary edition on Wednesday listing the  Full Article »

New Mario Vargas Llosa novel set in Alberto Fujimori’s Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 28, 2016 Leave a comment

New Mario Vargas Llosa novel set in Alberto Fujimori’s Peru

“Five Corners,” the next novel by Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa, deals with corruption and fear during the 1990s government of former President Alberto Fujimori. Vargas’ new novel will create  Full Article »