Peru's President-elect Pedro Castillo Tuesday sought to calm down a shaken country just one day after being declared the winner.Add your comment!
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.Add your comment!
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) found on appeal that 10 of the objections raised by presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori of Fuerza Popular were unfounded.
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.”
Pedro Francke, a 60-year-old economy professor and advisor to presidential frontrunner Pedro Castillo, has announced “there will be no expropriations, no nationalization, or price controls” in Peru, the Madrid daily El País reported.
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.
Peruvian electoral authorities Monday announced it might take even three more weeks to finally know who won the presidential runoff between the leftist Pedro Castillo and the conservative Keiko Fujimori.
One week after the presidential runoff, leftwing candidate Pedro Castillo edged conservative Keiko Fujimori by around 70,000 votes to become Peru's new President. But he cannot celebrate still until the National Electoral Jury (JNE) rule's on a petition to nullify some 200,000 votes from his opponent.