Keiko Fujimori loses Peru’s election, remains force to be reckoned with

CHICAGO, Ill. — Keiko Fujimori lost Peru’s presidential election on June 3. But don’t expect the dynamic, if difficult, Keiko — age 36, female, Gen Xer, of Japanese descent, mother of two toddlers, spouse of an American and daughter of a former president, who is now incarcerated — to fade into the shadows of Latin […]

Peru’s Fujimori Sentenced to Six Years for Corruption

RIO DE JANEIRO — Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori was sentenced Sept. 30 to six years in prison for corruption. At the outset of a trial that started earlier this week, Fujimori, 71, admitted that he had illegally wiretapped opposition politicians, businessmen and journalists as well as bribing the politicians during his 1990-2000 rule. Fujimori […]