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Alberto Fujimori’s party to run “solo” in Peru’s upcoming 2011 presidential election

Keiko Fujimori – the daughter of jailed former President Alberto Fujimori – has announced that her father’s political party – now known as “Fuerza 2011” – does not plan to make any alliances for the upcoming 2011 presidential elections. “For the time being, we’ve decided to run this race solo,” […]

by · August 10, 2009 · 0 comments · Lima, Politics, Provinces

Death toll rises in aftermath of clash between police and indigenous protesters in Peru’s north Amazon jungle

Indigenous communities in Peru’s Amazon, demanding the repeal of a series of decrees they say are promoting unchecked development in their territory, clashed with police on Friday, leaving up to 40 or more people dead, including at least 9 police officers and up to 28 indigenous protesters.

Antauro Humala begins trial for 2005 assault on police station

Antauro Humala and more than 170 of his ultra-nationalist followers began trial today for the January 2005 assault on a remote police station in the southern town of Andahuaylas, in Apurímac Department. State prosecutors have requested a 35-year sentence and expulsion from the country following completion of their sentence for […]

Subcommittee to recommend investigation of ALBA cultural centers

Legislators conducting a preliminary investigation into the financing of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas, ALBA, cultural centers will reportedly recommend to Congress a larger probe to determine the influence of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in Peru’s internal affairs. The congressional subcommittee’s head, lawmaker Rolando Souza, will request Congress’ Foreign […]