Alberto Fujimori

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Novels to read now

The Pisces by Melissa Broder — when opposites attract<p>A debut novel about a girl who falls for a merman blazes with vibrancy<p>Friday, 25 May, …

Books

Alberto Fujimori: Peru ex-president faces forced sterilisation charges

<b>Charges are set to be reissued against Peru's former President Alberto Fujimori, over the alleged forced sterilisation of five women during his time in office.</b><p>Three of his former health ministers will also be indicted, the country's chief prosecutor said.<p>Around 300,000 women had surgery as part of …

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Peru's ex-president Fujimori in court over 1992 massacre

LIMA (AFP) -<p>Peruvian ex-president Alberto Fujimori, just four months out of prison under a controversial pardon, was in court Friday facing charges linked to the killing of seven farmers in 1992.<p>Fujimori, president from 1990-2000, had been serving a 25-year prison sentence for crimes that included …

Latin America

Our top picks of the month for book clubs

For a gathering with friends…<p><i>The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted</i> by Robert Hillman<p><i>The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted</i> is a tremendous new novel by …

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Peru's pardoned Fujimori says has tumor, denies political comeback | Reuters

LIMA (Reuters) - Peru’s former leader Alberto Fujimori, who was pardoned for corruption and human rights abuse and freed from jail in December, ruled out a return to politics on Friday evening and said doctors had discovered a tumor in his lungs.<p>FILE PHOTO - Former President of Peru Alberto …

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Former Peru leader Fujimori says has tumor in his lungs

LIMA (AFP) -<p>Peru's former president Alberto Fujimori, who was pardoned in December while serving a 25-year sentence for human rights abuses, on Friday said medical tests had revealed a tumor in his lungs.<p>"They have found a small tumor in one of my lungs and that's why I came here to the INEN," he …

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New Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra names his Cabinet

next<p>prev<p>New President Martin Vizcarra swore in a Cabinet on Monday that aims to continue the pro-business policies of his disgraced predecessor while seeking to ease political tensions.<p>Vizcarra's key political operator will be Prime Minister Cesar Villanueva, a former governor and lawmaker who …

Former Peru president Fujimori leaves hospital

LIMA (AFP) -<p>Peru's former president Alberto Fujimori was released from hospital on Friday after his latest bout with illness, a local TV news channel reported.<p>In contrast to the chronically-ill Fujimori's previous hospital exits, neither of his high-profile children, Kenji and Keiko, were at his …

Latin America

Fujimori health better, but family feud makes him sick: doctor

LIMA (AFP) -<p>Peru's former president Alberto Fujimori feels better after being hospitalized earlier this week, but a feud between his politically ambitious children is not helping the recovery, his doctor said Thursday.<p>"There is an improvement," said the disgraced Fujimori's personal doctor, …

Siblings

U.S. 2020 Census to Include Citizenship Question

A new U.S. citizen waves an American flag while departing a naturalization ceremony on March 20, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mario …

Latin America

What's next for Peru after president's resignation

After months of political upheaval in Peru, congress has accepted the resignation of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and a heretofore-little-known …

South America

Peru's new president vows to tackle endemic corruption

New President Martin Vizcarra promised to fight Peru's corruption head on as he assumed the office Friday vowing to heal the wounds left by a …

Wall Street

Peru's new president vows to tackle endemic corruption

LIMA, Peru (AP) — New President Martin Vizcarra promised to fight Peru's corruption head on as he assumed the office Friday vowing to heal the wounds …

South America

Peru's new president vows to tackle corruption in wake of voting scandal

New President Martin Vizcarra promised to fight Peru's corruption head-on as he assumed office Friday, vowing to heal the wounds left by a vote-buying scandal that abruptly forced his predecessor from office.<p>In his first address as president, the relatively unknown former governor of Peru's …

Wall Street

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean published in the …

Latin America

Peru’s Wise-Man President Toppled by Corruption He Had Pledged to End

When Pedro Pablo Kuczynski announced two years ago that he was running for president of Peru, he seemed an improbable candidate. Already 77, he had …

South America

The Latest: Peru protesters demand new elections amid crisis

The latest on political turmoil in Peru (all times local):<p>8:05 p.m.<p>Several thousand protesters gathered in Peru's capital say they are outraged not …

Venezuela

A Low-Profile Engineer Is Set to Take Power in Peru

LIMA, Peru — Peru’s first vice president, a low-profile engineer who also doubles as his country’s ambassador to Canada, was poised on Thursday to assume power after the resignation of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski in a corruption scandal.<p>Mr. Kuczynski’s abrupt resignation on Wednesday, following …

World News

Peru's president tenders his resignation, may be impeached

In December, Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski narrowly survived impeachment, but the apparent deal he made to win that vote came back to …

South America

Lawmakers lambaste Peru's president in bitter debate

Peruvian lawmakers bitterly debated Thursday night over whether to accept President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's resignation offer, decrying him as one …

Venezuela

Peru president undone by corruption scandals he vowed to end

He took office in 2016 as a political outsider boasting that his strong business credentials would buoy Peru's economy while sweeping away endemic …

South America

Disgraced Peru President Kuczynski Resigns After Vote-Buying Scandal

There goes one of Trump's friends. PPK survived an impeachment motion last December after making a deal with the party run by Fujimori's kids: they …

Liberal View

Saying he doesn’t want to ‘block the path of harmony,’ Peru’s president resigns amid scandal

Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski resigned Wednesday after political opponents released video and audio recordings that they say implicate the 79-year-old leader in a vote-buying scheme to avoid impeachment.<p>In a video message to the nation, Kuczynski said he was resigning immediately because …

Latin America

Explosive video, corruption claims push Peruvian president to resign

Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski offered to step down Wednesday amid long-simmering corruption allegations and an explosive video that …

Donald Trump

Peru's president offers resignation amid political turmoil

LIMA, Peru — Embattled President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has offered his resignation to Peru’s congress ahead of a scheduled vote on whether to impeach …

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Peru's president offers resignation amid political turmoil

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Embattled President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski offered his resignation Wednesday ahead of an impeachment vote, seeking to put an end to …

World News

The Murder Trial of a US Border Patrol Agent Accused of Shooting Across Arizona-Mexico Border Begins Today

(MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)<p>Opening statements for <b>the murder trial of a U.S. Border Patrol agent</b> accused of shooting across the Arizona-Mexico …

Latino News

Clandestine videos roil Peru ahead of impeachment vote

The revelation of secretly shot videos allegedly showing attempts to buy a lawmaker's political support has roiled Peru's political establishment two …

Fujimori: Former Peruvian president to stand trial for murder

Former Peruvian president Fujimori to stand trial for murder. The National Criminal Court says the pardon granted in December does not apply to …

Human Rights