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Fujimori Pardon Leads to Cabinet Shuffle

Fujimori Pardon Leads to Cabinet Shuffle

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski yesterday swore in his new minister of the Interior, Vicente Romero, the first of several new ministers expected to be appointed over the next few days as the President shapes what he is describing as a “reconciliation cabinet.” The need for a cabinet shuffle comes in […]

Ex-President Fujimori Hospitalized for Tests

Ex-President Fujimori Hospitalized for Tests

Ex President Alberto Fujimori was hospitalized Sunday for treatment of low blood pressure and an intense pain in his shoulder.  Preliminary tests on Monday at the private Japanese-Peruvian Clinic showed that he is suffering from hemorrhagic gastritis. Fujimori’s primary doctor, congressman and former Health minister Alejandro Aguinaga, said more tests […]

Humala Grants Pardon to Woman who Assaulted Policeman

Humala Grants Pardon to Woman who Assaulted Policeman

On his last day in office, President Ollanta Humala granted pardon to Silvana Buscaglia, who was imprisoned six months ago, found guilty of physically assaulting a policeman at the Jorge Chavez airport. Buscaglia, wrongfully parked, was detained and immediately imprisoned under a new flagrante delicto law. A video (below) taken […]

Fujimori takes to Facebook and Twitter to garner support

Fujimori takes to Facebook and Twitter to garner support

Former President Alberto Fujimori, with the help of “some young people and close collaborators” is taking to Facebook and Twitter to share his “thoughts, memories, dreams, sorrows and joys” with a broader public.   His writings from his prison cell in north Lima are part of his “Memoirs from Imprisonment.” […]