Archive for February, 2011

Fujimori to evaluate military draft proposal for criminals, gang members

Presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori’s Fuerza 2011 party will evaluate a proposal to restore the military draft for criminals and gang members, daily El Comercio reported. The proposal was made by Fujimori’s brother, Kenji, who is running for Congress on the Fuerza 2011 ticket. “It is voluntary now, so the youths […]

by · February 21, 2011 · 0 comments · Politics
Toledo jumps in nationwide poll for president with 36.5%

Toledo jumps in nationwide poll for president with 36.5%

Toledo has taken a jump in the polls in the past week, according to the latest opinion survey carried out by IMA, with a 36.5% approval nationwide.  He is followed by Keiko Fujimori of Fuerza 2011 with 20.7%, Luis Castañeda of Solidaridad Nacional with 19.9%, Ollanta Humala of Gana Peru […]

OEFA identifies 38 points in Lima with critical noise levels

OEFA identifies 38 points in Lima with critical noise levels

A study by Peru’s environmental regulator OEFA has found 38 points in metropolitan Lima where the noise level is critical. According to the study, the intersection of Abancay avenue and Cuzco street in downtown Lima sustains the worst noise pollution in the city and a half hour wait on the […]

Wikileaks: US Embassy sees Fujimori pardoning her father

Wikileaks: US Embassy sees Fujimori pardoning her father

The US Embassy in Lima wrote in a diplomatic cable obtained by Wikileaks that it would expect Congresswoman Keiko Fujimori to pardon her father, ex-President Alberto Fujimori, if she were to win the 2011 presidential elections, daily La Republica reported. Keiko Fujimori, who is leading the Fuerza 2011 party and […]