Archive for January, 2010

Peru’s Supreme Court turns down Fujimori’s appeal on 25 year sentence

Peru’s Supreme Court turns down Fujimori’s appeal on 25 year sentence

Peru’ Supreme Court, in a decision made public Jan.3, has turned down the appeal made by ex-President Fujimori’s attorney to annul the conviction and 25-year prison sentence handed down April 7, 2009 by a special criminal court. The decision dampens any hopes for a pardon sometime in the future on the […]

Peru weather bureau warns of dangers from continuing rains

Peru weather bureau warns of dangers from continuing rains

Peru’s national weather bureau, Senamhi, has issued warnings of possible heavy rains and hailstorms this week in 11 regions of the central and southern Andes.  Lightning and snow, and heavy winds, are also predicted for areas above 4,000 m (13,000 ft).