Post Tagged with: "Alberto Fujimori"

Vargas Llosa Plans to Campaign Against Fujimori in 2016

Vargas Llosa Plans to Campaign Against Fujimori in 2016

Mario Vargas Llosa, Peru’s Noble prize-winning author, said Wednesday that he will work on preventing Keiko Fujimori from being elected President in 2016. Vargas Llosa supported President Ollanta Humala when he ran in a second round vote against Fujimori in the 2011 election, narrowly defeating the former congresswoman and daughter […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 2 comments · Politics
Final Investigation of La Cantuta Crimes To Prove Difficult

Final Investigation of La Cantuta Crimes To Prove Difficult

In a move to finalize the search for the remains of university students and a professor killed in 1992 by a military intelligence “death squad”, state attorney Juan de la Cruz is to carry out an inspection this week of two gravesites, in Huachipa and in Cieneguilla. The state attorney’s office […]

Interior Minister Faces New Accusation, Questionned on Appointment

Interior Minister Faces New Accusation, Questionned on Appointment

Interior Minister Daniel Urresti, already under investigation for a death 30 years ago, is now facing another charge that he was responsible more recently for the death of an informal miner, who was killed during a police operation to stop unregulated mining, daily La Republica reported. Two individuals–Luis Otzuka Salazar and […]

Montesinos Refuses to Testify in Fujimori Tabloid Trial

Montesinos Refuses to Testify in Fujimori Tabloid Trial

On Friday last week, before news broke on the weekend of allegedly laundering drug money via Uruguay, former intelligence chief, Vladimiro Montesinos, took center stage at a trial being heard against former President Alberto Fujimori.  He had been called to testify on the unauthorized use of military funds to bribe […]