Pedro Castillo Terrones has been sworn in Wednesday as Peru's new President for the 2021-2026 term just barely a week after being declared the winner of the June 6 runoff against conservative candidate Keiko Fujimori.
Peru's President-elect Pedro Castillo Tuesday sought to calm down a shaken country just one day after being declared the winner.
Peru's National Electoral Jury (JNE) Monday declared leftist Pedro Castillo has won June 6's presidential runoff by 44,263 votes (50.12%) over the conservative Keiko Fujimori.
Peru's State Attorney has announced conservative presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori is to be investigated for allegedly disturbing the electoral process through the filing of 760 requests for annulment of different polling stations after June 6's presidential runoff.
Peru's National Elections Jury (JNE) Tuesday found seven additional appeals from conservative candidate Keiko Fujimori against the outcome of June 6's presidential elections to be unfounded.
Peru's National Elections Jury (JNE) found on appeal that 10 of the objections raised by presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori of Fuerza Popular were unfounded.
Peruvian presidential contender Keiko Fujimori has been allowed to stay out of jail Monday, but the judge's decision bars her from meeting with her closest campaign aides.
Peru's President Francisco Sagasti has ordered the Minister of Defense to investigate the sending of a letter by retired military officers which may imply a breach “to the constitutional order.”
Peru's wealthiest people feel threatened by the likelihood of leftwing Pedro Castillo becoming the next president and have therefore started wiring money abroad, it was reported.
Peru's electoral authorities have completed counting votes from June 6's presidential runoff, after which left-wing candidate Pedro Castillo was determined to have finished some 44,000 votes ahead of right-wing populist Keiko Fujimori.