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Fugitive Peruvian judge captured in Spain

LIMA/MADRID A fugitive Peruvian Supreme Court justice accused of leading a criminal group that infiltrated the country's judicial system was captured in Madrid on Friday and held on remand by Spanish authorities.

Peruvian judge frees opposition leader Fujimori from prison

LIMA A Peruvian judge late on Wednesday freed conservative opposition leader Keiko Fujimori from jail where she spent the past week pending charges in a money laundering probe.

Oct 18 2018

Peru detains opposition leader's top advisers at political rally

LIMA Peruvian police detained two top advisers of jailed opposition leader Keiko Fujimori at a political demonstration on Monday, deepening a crisis at the heart of the country's most powerful conservative movement.

Oct 16 2018

Peru opposition leader detained, cries 'political persecution'

LIMA Peruvian opposition leader Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of former autocrat Alberto Fujimori, was arrested on Wednesday as part of a far-reaching campaign financing probe, striking a fresh blow to the country's most powerful conservative movement.

Oct 10 2018

Peruvian ex-leader Alberto Fujimori warns prison return will kill him

LIMA Peru's former authoritarian leader Alberto Fujimori on Thursday appealed to current President Martín Vizcarra and to judges not to return him to prison because his "heart would not cope."

Oct 04 2018

Peru annuls ex-leader Fujimori's pardon and orders his capture

LIMA Peru's former authoritarian president Alberto Fujimori was transported by ambulance to a local clinic on Wednesday after a judge annulled a pardon granted to him last year and ordered his immediate capture and return to prison.

Oct 03 2018

Peru wants no military solution on Venezuela: president

NEW YORK Peru rejects a military solution to the crisis in Venezuela but further options are under discussion to increase pressure on the Maduro government to restore democracy, including a human rights complaint, Peru's president said in an interview.

Sep 25 2018

In Peru, Hitler runs for mayor despite threat from Lennin

LIMA In Peru, Hitler hopes to return to power in a small town in the Andes, despite a threat from a detractor named Lennin.

World, Oddly Enough Sep 21 2018

Peru's Congress renews confidence in cabinet in rare victory for president

LIMA Peru's opposition-run Congress renewed its confidence in the government of centrist President Martin Vizcarra late on Wednesday, averting a political crisis that would have cost him his cabinet and triggered new legislative elections.

Sep 19 2018

Peru president's call for confidence vote not a power grab: minister

LIMA Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra decision to trigger a legislative procedure that could allow him to dissolve Congress is not a power grab but a constitutional way to pressure lawmakers to pass urgent reforms, his foreign minister said in an interview.

Sep 18 2018