Archive for June, 2016

Election Day Photos

Election Day Photos

 

PPK leads Keiko Fujimori 50.50 to 49.5 percent according to Ipsos Quick Count

PPK leads Keiko Fujimori 50.50 to 49.5 percent according to Ipsos Quick Count

A quick count of sample ballots, with 100 percent, by pollster Ipsos showed Pedro Pablo Kuczynski leading Keiko Fujimori by 1 percent in Sunday’s presidential ballot, 50.5 to 49.5 percent. But with a margin of error of +/- 2 percentage points, the Peru presidential candidates remain in a statistical tie.

PPK leads Keiko Fujimori 50.4 to 49.6 percent, according to exit poll

The first exit poll by pollster Ipsos showed that center-right candidate Pedro Pablo Kuczynski led Keiko Fujimori, daughter of an ex-president jailed for corruption and human rights violations, 50.4 percent to 49.6 percent in Peru’s presidential vote. The polling had a margin of error of more than 3 percentage points, […]

Memories linger as Peru voters decide on future president

Memories linger as Peru voters decide on future president

By Paula Dupraz-Dobias in Villa El Salvador ✐ In Villa El Salvador, on Lima’s southern periphery, memories of Peru’s dark days in the early 1990s are still vivid. Here, people forced to leave their homes in the country’s rural areas due to violence from leftist extremists Shining Path soon encountered the […]