Keiko Fujimori

Alberto Fujimori's dark legacy lingers as Peruvians reject his daughter's bid for president

Alberto Fujimori's dark legacy lingers as Peruvians reject his daughter's bid for president

Both candidates ran similar campaigns, promising to wage war on crime and protect one of Latin America’s strongest economies. But in the end Peruvians chose an  avuncular technocrat known as PPK for their new president rather than take a chance on a candidate with a toxic last name.

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, a 77-year-old former finance minister with Oxford and Princeton degrees, on Thursday was finally declared the winner of Peru’s closely disputed presidential contest, squeaking out the narrowest of victories over Keiko Fujimori, 41-year-old daughter of disgraced former President Alberto Fujimori. 

With 100% of ballots...

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