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Keiko Fujimori questioned on Odebrecht links by Congress commission
Posted by Daniel Sanchez on Oct 13, 2017 Leave a comment

Keiko Fujimori questioned on Odebrecht links by Congress commission

Keiko Fujimori walked into Congress at 9:30 AM today to appear in front of a Congress-appointed commission, due to alleged links to Brazilian company Odebrecht. 

Peru makes first arrests in Odebrecht corruption scandal
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Jan 23, 2017 1 comment

Peru makes first arrests in Odebrecht corruption scandal

Police in Peru arrested one government official and filed an international arrest warrant for another based on information provided by Brazilian construction firm, Odebrecht. Peru’s attorney general announced on Saturday  Full Article »

Award-winning film showcases ‘Baguazo’ conflict in Peru’s Amazon
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 18, 2016 2 comments

Award-winning film showcases ‘Baguazo’ conflict in Peru’s Amazon

“When Two Worlds Collide,” a documentary about the “Baguazo” conflict which left 33 people dead, opened in theaters in the United States on Wednesday. The Sundance award-winning documentary showcases the  Full Article »

Political giants fall in Peru’s 2016 election
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 13, 2016 Leave a comment

Political giants fall in Peru’s 2016 election

The 2016 general elections on Sunday saw veterans Alan Garcia, Alejandro Toledo and Lourdes Flores handily defeated and indefinitely sidelined from Peru’s politics. Two-time former President Alan Garcia garnered less  Full Article »

Criticized tribunal keeps Kuczynski and Garcia in Peru’s elections
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 8, 2016 Leave a comment

Criticized tribunal keeps Kuczynski and Garcia in Peru’s elections

Peru’s elections board has ruled that Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and Alan Garcia will not be disqualified in finishing a chaotic year for the country’s electoral law. The resolutions surprised few  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 »

Eighty years of Peru’s literary icon Mario Vargas Llosa
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 29, 2016 Leave a comment

Eighty years of Peru’s literary icon Mario Vargas Llosa

Mario Vargas Llosa celebrated his 80th birthday at a Madrid hotel on Monday, five years after The Economist called him “the region’s conscience.” The Nobel laureate’s celebration was attended by 400  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 »

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 »