Latest Elections in Peru Stories
LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Ollanta Humala, a radical nationalist former army officer campaigning to increase state control of the economy, extended his lead slightly in Peru's presidential race, as his rural support grew, a poll showed on Sunday.
LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Ex-army nationalist Ollanta Humala, campaigning to restrict foreign investment in Peru, has retaken the lead against center-right lawyer Lourdes Flores in Peru's presidential race, winning over undecided voters, a poll released on Sunday showed.
LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Peru's election board on Tuesday rejected a bid by detained former President Alberto Fujimori to run for president in April on the grounds that he is barred from holding public office until 2011.
By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Detained former leader Alberto Fujimori registered to run for president of Peru on Friday, hours after Chile took up Lima's request to extradite him for corruption and human rights abuses.
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