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Opposition leader Keiko Fujimori leaves prison in Peru

Nov 30, 2019 - 12:31 PM

'For me, it was the most painful event of my life,' says Fujimori after being released from 13 months in jail

Peruvian opposition party Fuerza Popular (Popular Force) leader Keiko Fujimori (R) and her husband Mark Vito leave after the hearing to decide whether or not she will be placed in preventive detention was postponed, in Lima on October 21, 2018. - The decision of a Peruvian court on whether to grant a prosecutor's request to place opposition leader Keiko Fujimori in preventive detention for 36 months, was postponed. (Photo by Luka GONZALES / AFP)

Peru's Supreme Court postpones decision on Fujimori release

Aug 10, 2019 - 11:24 AM

Peru's Supreme Court says that its 5 magistrates could not come to an agreement on her possible release

Handout picture distributed by Peruvian Judiciary showing Keiko Fujimori, opposition leader and daughter of disgraced ex-president Alberto Fujimori, being escorted by police officers in a Judiciary office, in Lima, following her arrest on October 10, 2018, for alleged money laundering involving Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. - The 43-year-old was arrested on the orders of prosecutors investigating contributions to her campaign when she ran for president in 2011, her lawyer Giuliana Loza said. (Photo by Juan Carlos VIVAS / Peruvian Judiciary / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / PERUVIAN JUDICIARY-JUAN CARLOS VIVAS" - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

Peru court orders Fujimori detention in graft probe

Nov 01, 2018 - 8:22 AM

Keiko Fujimori is accused of accepting $1.2 million in illicit party funding from Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht for her 2011 presidential campaign

KEIKO FUJIMORI. In this file photo, Peruvian opposition party Fuerza Popular (Popular Force) leader Keiko Fujimori (R) and her husband Mark Vito leave after the hearing to decide whether or not she will be placed in preventive detention was postponed, in Lima on October 21, 2018. File photo by Luka Gonzales/AFP

Peru judge postpones decision on jailing Keiko Fujimori

Oct 22, 2018 - 7:55 AM

Sunday's hearing is adjourned by Judge Richard Concepcion Carhuancho after defense lawyers said the prosecution had failed to hand over requested documents, and would need more time to make their case

KEIKO FUJIMORI. Peruvian opposition party Fuerza Popular (Popular Force) leader Keiko Fujimori (R) and her husband Mark Vito leave after the hearing to decide whether or not she will be placed in preventive detention was postponed, in Lima on October 21, 2018. Photo by Luka Gonzales/AFP

Peru court orders Keiko Fujimori release

Oct 18, 2018 - 3:27 PM

The 43-year-old Keiko Fujimori is earlier arrested on the orders of prosecutors investigating contributions to her campaign when she ran for president in 2011

KEIKO FUJIMORI. A handout picture distributed by the Peruvian Judiciary shows Keiko Fujimori, opposition leader and daughter of disgraced ex-president Alberto Fujimori, being escorted by police officers in a Judiciary office, in Lima, following her arrest on October 10, 2018. Photo by Juan Carlos Vivas/Peruvian Judiciary/AFP

Peruvian police arrest Keiko Fujimori in Odebrecht probe

Oct 11, 2018 - 11:47 AM

The 43-year-old is arrested on the orders of prosecutors investigating contributions to her campaign when she ran for president in 2011

ARRESTED. Handout picture distributed by Peruvian Judiciary showing Keiko Fujimori, opposition leader and daughter of disgraced ex-president Alberto Fujimori, being escorted by police officers in a Judiciary office, in Lima, following her arrest on October 10, 2018, for alleged money laundering involving Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. AFP PHOTO / PERUVIAN JUDICIARY-JUAN CARLOS VIVAS

Ex-banker has edge in tight Peru presidential vote

Jun 06, 2016 - 8:08 AM

UPDATED Vote counts by two major pollsters indicate former banker Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is leading Peru s presidential election

Presidential candidate Pedro Pablo Kuczynski waves next to his wife Nancy Lange after casting his vote at a polling station in Lima on June 5, 2016. Martin Bernetti/AFP

Peruvians vote on whether to elect jailed ex-leader's daughter

Jun 05, 2016 - 9:40 PM

UPDATED Today is a day of celebration and the winner should be Peru says presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori as Peruvians head to the polls

Peru presidential vote tightens, Fujimori loses ground

Jun 04, 2016 - 12:15 PM

Part of the large chunk of previously undecided voters appears to be opting for Pedro Pablo Kuczynski 77 a former economy minister and World Bank executive

ELECTIONS. View of banners of both candidates to the second round of the General Elections 2016 in Lima, Peru, on June 3, 2016. Photo by Martin Alipaz/EPA

'Vote against Fujimori,' urges Peru third-place candidate

May 31, 2016 - 8:13 AM

Veronika Mendoza a leftist congresswoman warns Peru risks returning to the dark days of former president Alberto Fujimori who is serving a 25 year prison sentence for human rights abuses during his decade in office

Peruvian presidential candidates Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and Keiko Fujimori wave to the audience after a televised debate in the northern city of Piura, 970 kilometers north of Lima, on May 22, 2016. Cris Bouroncle/AFP

Keiko Fujimori headed for runoff in Peru vote

Apr 11, 2016 - 7:58 AM

UPDATED Keiko Fujimori daughter of an ex president jailed for crimes against humanity topped the first round vote

LEADING. Peruvian presidential candidate of Fuerza Popular party Keiko Fujimori greets her supporters after casting her vote in a polling station, in Lima, Peru, April 10, 2016. Ernesto Arias/EPA

Peru votes on Fujimori daughter in chaotic election

Apr 10, 2016 - 9:42 PM

Polls open at 8 am 1300 GMT and are due to close at 2100 GMT with 23 million of the South American country s 30 million inhabitants called to cast ballots in the compulsory vote

PERU POLLS. A soldier inspects the electoral college where Peruvian Presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori will vote during the first round of presidential elections in Lima, Peru, April 10, 2016. Photo by Ernesto Arias/EPA

Daughter of Peru's disgraced Fujimori leads presidential poll

Feb 11, 2016 - 9:02 AM

The lawmaker who is polling at 39 is well ahead of her closest rival Julio Guzman who has 20 of the vote

Keiko Fujimori greets her supporters at her arrival to the headquarters of the Special Electoral Jury in Lima, Peru, January 10, 2016. Ernesto Arias/EPA