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Peru’s Congress sacks respected education minister
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 15, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru’s Congress sacks respected education minister

Peru’s opposition-controlled Congress voted to impeach education minister Jaime Saavedra on Thursday. With 78 votes in favor, the Popular Force party controlled by Keiko Fujimori voted to censure the education  Full Article »

Fujimori leads Kuczynski two weeks from Peru’s election: poll
Posted by Colin Post on May 22, 2016 1 comment

Fujimori leads Kuczynski two weeks from Peru’s election: poll

Presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori has built a small lead over Pedro Pablo Kuczynski just two weeks from Peru’s runoff election on June 5. The latest Ipsos poll shows 41% of Peru’s  Full Article »

Peru’s presidential race in dead heat three weeks from vote
Posted by Colin Post on May 16, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru’s presidential race in dead heat three weeks from vote

A recent poll showed presidential candidates Keiko Fujimori and Pedro Pablo Kuczynski deadlocked just three weeks before Peru’s voters go to the polls. The latest Ipsos opinion data shows each  Full Article »

Peru’s Pedro Pablo Kuczynski leads Fujimori in poll for runoff
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 18, 2016 1 comment

Peru’s Pedro Pablo Kuczynski leads Fujimori in poll for runoff

A new poll shows presidential candidate Pedro Pablo Kuczynski with a four-point lead over Keiko Fujimori seven weeks before Peru’s runoff vote. The Ipsos poll for America TV showed 44%  Full Article »

Peru investigates Cesar Acuña for criminal piracy
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 5, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru investigates Cesar Acuña for criminal piracy

Authorities in Peru are investigating presidential candidate Cesar Acuña for copyright infringement for publishing another author’s book under his name. In the midst of increasingly incriminating allegations of plagiarism in  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 »

Peru’s candidates court media, business leaders at summit
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 2, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru’s candidates court media, business leaders at summit

Peru’s leading presidential candidates will present their proposals at the annual CADE summit to be held today through Friday in Paracas. The annual meeting of business leaders, when held in  Full Article »

Survey: no difference among Peru’s presidential candidates
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 24, 2015 Leave a comment

Survey: no difference among Peru’s presidential candidates

A recent survey shows Peru’s voters see virtually no ideological difference among the top five presidential contenders for 2016 elections. Ipsos asked over 1,800 voters to rank each of Peru’s  Full Article »

Prison visits raise questions about Fujimori’s leadership
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 16, 2015 Leave a comment

Prison visits raise questions about Fujimori’s leadership

A report detailing visitors to former President Alberto Fujimori in prison has raised questions about his role in his daughter Keiko Fujimori’s presidential campaign. An El Comercio report showed that Fujimori  Full Article »