July 21, 2021 10:11 am
Pedro Castillo beat right-wing rival Keiko Fujimori, by just 44,000 votes.
June 23, 2021 11:03 am
Peruvians went to the polls on June 6.
June 19, 2021 12:30 pm
Interim president Francisco Sagasti confirmed the letter, which was posted on Twitter and Facebook, arrived at the general headquarters of the armed forces, bearing the names of at least 80 retired military personnel.
June 07, 2021 2:25 pm
The statistical tie had Fujimori leading with 50.3% of the vote, while Castillo had 49.7%, within the margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points, according to the poll.
January 05, 2018 11:24 am
A corrupt dictator to some and a misunderstood hero to others, Fujimori was serving a 25-year sentence for graft and human rights crimes during his 1990-2000 right wing populist government.
December 25, 2017 7:12 am
Three previous requests from Fujimori for pardons since 2013 were rejected after doctors said he did not suffer from incurable illness or severe mental disorder.
July 08, 2017 9:28 am
The 78-year-old ex-president is serving a 25-year sentence for human rights abuses, corruption and sanctioning death squads