Post Tagged with: "2011 presidential elections"

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, […]

Humala receives presidential credentials

Humala receives presidential credentials

Peruvian President-elect Ollanta Humala received his credentials Thursday from the head of the national election authority, in a ceremony at the National Archaeology, Anthropology and History Museum. Humala won the June 5 run-off vote against Congresswoman Keiko Fujimori, following a polarized campaign. Humala said during the ceremony that his government will seek […]

Humala says will call on former UN secretary-general for advice

Humala says will call on former UN secretary-general for advice

President-elect Ollanta Humala said Monday that he will call on the former secretary-general of the United Nations, Javier Perez de Cuellar, for advice during his administration, state news agency Andina reported. “My intention was to convince him to open a bridge, to be able to seek and receive his advice […]

Gana Peru names government transition team

President-elect Ollanta Humala’s Gana Peru party has named a team to help with the transition to government when he assumes office on July 28, CPN news service reported. The 20-member team includes leading economists from former President Alejandro Toledo’s campaign that moved to support Humala after the first round vote. […]