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Peru's Constitutional Court has approved the release from prison of former President Alberto Fujimori, who is serving a 25-year sentence for murder and corruption charges.
A teacher in one of the poorest communities in the Andes who had never held office is now Peru's president-elect after officials in the South American country declared him the winner of a runoff election.
A rural teacher-turned-political novice and the daughter of an imprisoned former president have traded the lead in a tight race for Peru's presidency.
Peruvians were returning to their daily lives as the South American nation prepared to swear in its third president in the span of a week.
Lawmakers voted overwhelmingly Monday in favor of Francisco Sagasti, an engineer from the centrist Purple Party, as the legislature's president.
Who is the president of Peru? The answer to that question Monday is no one. The Latin American nation's political turmoil took a chaotic turn Sunday when interim leader Manuel Merino quit and Congress couldn't decide on his replacement.
The politician agreed to step down after night of unrest in which two young protesters were killed and half his Cabinet resigned. Peruvians cheered the decision, waving their nation’s red and white flag on the streets of Lima and chanting…
The shock vote to oust now ex-President Martín Vizcarra has sparked protests unlike any seen in recent years in Peru.
When Peru’s legislature booted President Martín Vizcarra from office this week, they may have done more than just oust a popular leader — they likely put the country’s best chance at making a dent on endemic corruption on hold.
Merino's swearing in was met with anger, resignation and protests on the streets of Peru's capital a day after Congress voted to oust popular President Martín Vizcarra.
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