Thousands of Peruvians took to the streets on Monday to protest the pardon granted to former president Alberto Fujimori, with many calling it part of a backroom deal struck to protect the current president from impeachment on corruption charges.
Tue, 26 Dec, 2017
President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski survived an impeachment vote in congress late on Thursday, thwarting an attempt by opposition politicians to oust him over ties to the Brazilian construction giant implicated in the region's biggest corruption scandal.
Fri, 22 Dec, 2017
President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski will testify before Peruvian opposition politicians intent on throwing him out of office on Thursday in a sudden impeachment proceeding that threatens to make him the region’s first president to be ousted over the Odebrecht corruption scandal.
Thu, 21 Dec, 2017
The daughter of imprisoned ex-president Alberto Fujimori has conceded defeat to conservative economist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, ending five days of suspense in which ballots trickled in from Peru's closest presidential election in decades
Fri, 10 Jun, 2016
A Dublin man fraudulently claimed almost €30,000 in benefits for three years when he was living in Lanzarote, a court has heard; The Garda Commissioner is defending the appointment of her husband to a team investigating alleged leaks of information to journalists; Police in the US are investigating after a two-year-old child was freed from a locked car on a sweltering day.
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015
A Junior Cert student and her family are living in a car in Killarney; Northern Ireland is ’on guard’ for an attempt to make a ’united British’ football team; and 17 people, mostly children, have been killed in a Peru bus fall.
Tue, 09 Jun, 2015