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Ex-Peru president Kuczynski undergoes heart surgery

Apr 28, 2019 - 4:00 PM

Former Peruvian president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski remains under preliminary detention over money laundering charges

Former Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (2016-2018), sentenced to 10 days of preliminary detention over money laundry allegations, is pictured during the appeal hearing, at the Peruvian National Appeal Court in Lima on April 15, 2019. - Peruvian prosecutors investigating the giant Odebrecht corruption scandal, request the preventive detention of ex-president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, his former secretary Gloria Jesús Kisic and his driver José Luis Bernaola. (Photo by Luka GONZALES / AFP)

Peru's Garcia denies corruption claims in suicide note

Apr 20, 2019 - 11:06 AM

'I've seen others paraded in handcuffs and living a miserable existence, but Alan Garcia will not suffer such an injustice or circus,' the late ex-president writes in a note to his six children

MOURNING. Supporters of late Peruvian former President Alan Garcia attend his wake as the coffin with the remains arrive to the American Popular Revolutionary Alliance (APRA) party headquarter's in Lima, on April 17, 2019. Photo by Ernesto Benavides / AFP

Peru's ex-president arrested in corruption case

Apr 11, 2019 - 12:38 PM

Judicial authorities say ex-president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski would be held for a preliminary period of 10 days 'for the alleged crime of money laundering in the Odebrecht case'

ARRESTED. Former Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is detained by police in Lima on April 10, 2019. Photo by Luka Gonzales/AFP

Peru annuls ex-president Fujimori's pardon, orders arrest

Oct 04, 2018 - 2:12 PM

The Supreme Court has 'issued the arrest and detention orders against former president Fujimori so that he may be re-integrated into the prison establishment'

Peru's embattled president Kuczynski announces resignation

Mar 22, 2018 - 9:33 AM

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is the first president to lose his job over the scandal in which the Brazilian company admitted paying out millions of dollars in bribes and gifts to Latin American politicians and businessmen to secure public works contracts

NEW CHAPTER? A handout picture distributed by the Peruvian Presidency shows President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski appearing in Lima on a televised message to the Nation on December 14, 2017. Handout photo from Peruvian Presidency/AFP

Thousands call for Peru leader to step down over Fujimori pardon

Jan 12, 2018 - 12:17 PM

Relatives of those killed under Alberto Fujimori's rule – all dressed in black – lead the cortege for the rally in central Lima, under the watchful eye of police

PROTEST. Demonstrators march during a protest against the pardon granted by Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski to former President Alberto Fujimori, in Lima, on January 11, 2018. Photo by Ernesto Benavides/AFP

Clashes in Lima as thousands protest ex-president Fujimori pardon

Dec 26, 2017 - 11:03 AM

(UPDATED) 'Out, out PPK! Out, out PPK!' angry demonstrators chant in reference to the president, who had promised during his electoral campaign the previous year that he would not free Fujimori

INDIGNANT. Peruvians protest against President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's humanitarian pardon to Peru's jailed ex-president Alberto Fujimori in Lima. AFP photo

Peru president, accused of graft, survives impeachment vote

Dec 22, 2017 - 5:59 PM

'Peruvians. Tomorrow begins a new chapter in our history: reconciliation and reconstruction of our country. One single force, one single Peru,' says Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski

Peru Congress to debate impeachment of president

Dec 16, 2017 - 4:50 PM

Dismissal of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski would require support from 87 of the chamber's 130 members

MR PRESIDENT. In this file photo, then Peruvian President-elect Pedro Pablo Kuczynski participates in a meeting with the foreign press in Lima, on July 26, 2016. File photo by Cris Bouroncle/AFP

More rain looms as Peru struggles with disastrous floods

Mar 20, 2017 - 12:10 AM

Peruvian Prime Minister Fernando Zavala says more than 70 000 Peruvians lost everything

Local residents wade through the water as a flash flood hits the city of Trujillo, 570 kilometres north of Lima on March 18, 2017, bringing mud and debris. The El Nino climate phenomenon is causing muddy rivers to overflow along the entire Peruvian coast, isolating communities and neighbourhoods. Thousands have been affected since January, and 72 people have died. Most cities face water shortages as water lines have been compromised by mud and debris. / AFP PHOTO / CELSO ROLDAN AND STR

Peru's new president takes office amid economic woes

Jul 28, 2016 - 10:11 AM

Former Wall Street banker Pedro Pablo Kuczynski takes office as Peru s president seeking to kick start a slowing economy and unite a country deeply torn by a photo finish election

MR PRESIDENT. Peruvian President-elect Pedro Pablo Kuczynski participates in a meeting with the foreign press in Lima, on July 26, 2016. Cris Bouroncle/AFP

Ex-banker has edge in tight Peru presidential vote

Jun 06, 2016 - 8:08 AM

UPDATED Vote counts by two major pollsters indicate former banker Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is leading Peru s presidential election

Presidential candidate Pedro Pablo Kuczynski waves next to his wife Nancy Lange after casting his vote at a polling station in Lima on June 5, 2016. Martin Bernetti/AFP

Peruvians vote on whether to elect jailed ex-leader's daughter

Jun 05, 2016 - 9:40 PM

UPDATED Today is a day of celebration and the winner should be Peru says presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori as Peruvians head to the polls

Peru presidential vote tightens, Fujimori loses ground

Jun 04, 2016 - 12:15 PM

Part of the large chunk of previously undecided voters appears to be opting for Pedro Pablo Kuczynski 77 a former economy minister and World Bank executive

ELECTIONS. View of banners of both candidates to the second round of the General Elections 2016 in Lima, Peru, on June 3, 2016. Photo by Martin Alipaz/EPA

'Vote against Fujimori,' urges Peru third-place candidate

May 31, 2016 - 8:13 AM

Veronika Mendoza a leftist congresswoman warns Peru risks returning to the dark days of former president Alberto Fujimori who is serving a 25 year prison sentence for human rights abuses during his decade in office

Peruvian presidential candidates Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and Keiko Fujimori wave to the audience after a televised debate in the northern city of Piura, 970 kilometers north of Lima, on May 22, 2016. Cris Bouroncle/AFP

Keiko Fujimori headed for runoff in Peru vote

Apr 11, 2016 - 7:58 AM

UPDATED Keiko Fujimori daughter of an ex president jailed for crimes against humanity topped the first round vote

LEADING. Peruvian presidential candidate of Fuerza Popular party Keiko Fujimori greets her supporters after casting her vote in a polling station, in Lima, Peru, April 10, 2016. Ernesto Arias/EPA