Rappler's latest stories on Peru politics
'Dismayed by the death of ex-president Alan Garcia. I send my condolences to his family and loved ones,' says Peru's current President Martin Vizcarra
Keiko Fujimori is accused of accepting $1.2 million in illicit party funding from Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht for her 2011 presidential campaign
The 43-year-old is arrested on the orders of prosecutors investigating contributions to her campaign when she ran for president in 2011
'Please do not kill me. If I return to prison my heart will not support it. It is too weak to go through the same thing again. Don't sentence me to death. I can give no more,' says Peru's ex-president Alberto Fujimori
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'
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
'I'm calling on you to fight against this source of suffering including legislation and a culture that rejects every type of violence'
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
(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
'The president of the republic... has decided to grant a humanitarian pardon to Mr Alberto Fujimori and 7 other people in similar condition,' the presidency says in a statement
The decision will not alter the 25 year prison term he is serving for crimes against humanity
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
UPDATED Keiko Fujimori daughter of an ex president jailed for crimes against humanity topped the first round vote
With one year to go in his term Ollanta Humala now faces his worst crisis since taking office in 2011 – he has 72 hours to find his seventh prime minister in 4 years