Peru fast count predicts run-off between leftist Castillo and conservative Fujimori

Peru fast count predicts run-off between leftist Castillo and conservative Fujimori

Far-left candidate Pedro Castillo will face conservative Keiko Fujimori in a June run-off of Peru's presidential election, according to a fast count by pollster Ipsos of more than two thirds of votes cast in Sunday's election.

Clashes in Lima as thousands protest ex-president Fujimori pardon

Clashes in Lima as thousands protest ex-president Fujimori pardon

Peruvian police on Monday fired tear gas and clashed with protesters marching against the pardon of ailing ex-president Alberto Fujimori, who was serving a 25-year sentence for human rights abuses.

Peru election goes to run-off, Fujimori vulnerable despite lead

Peru election goes to run-off, Fujimori vulnerable despite lead

Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of a jailed former president, led Peru's election but she likely faces a tight run-off against centrist economist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski.