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Montevideo, January 20th 2018 - 22:49 UTC

Ex president Fujimori granted a medical pardon; he was serving 25-year sentence

Monday, December 25th 2017 - 18:14 UTC

The Peruvian president announced on Sunday night that he granted a medical pardon to jailed former strongman Alberto Fujimori, who was serving a 25-year sentence for human rights abuses, corruption and the sanctioning of death squads. President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski released a statement on Christmas Eve saying he decided to free Fujimori for “humanitarian reasons,” citing doctors who had determined the ex-leader suffers from incurable and degenerative problems. Read full article

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