Fujimori

2 top officials quit Peru government amid political crisis

LIMA, Peru /December 27, 2017 (AP)(STL.News)— Two senior officials resigned Wednesday from Peru’s government, the latest in a wave of defections amid a political crisis in the South American country. Minister of Culture Salvador del Solar announced his resignation on Twitter without giving a reason for his decision, while presidential adviser Máximo San Roman said … Continue reading 2 top officials quit Peru government amid political crisis

Peru’s president grants medical pardon for jailed Fujimori

LIMA, Peru /December 24,2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Peru’s president announced Sunday night that he granted a medical pardon to jailed former strongman Alberto Fujimori, who was serving a 25-year sentence for human rights abuses, corruption and the sanctioning of death squads. President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski released a statement saying he decided to free Fujimori for “humanitarian … Continue reading Peru’s president grants medical pardon for jailed Fujimori