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2006-05-19 14:11:33

By Antonio de la Jara SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Disgraced former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori met with family and lawyers on Friday, a day after being granted bail despite concerns that he remains a flight risk. Fujimori insisted he would not try to flee Chile after a ruling by the nation's top court granted him $3,000 bail while he fights Peru's bid to have him extradited for trial on human rights and corruption charges. Fujimori had been in low-security confinement in...

2006-04-03 18:22:02

By Patricia Zengerle LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - The daughter of disgraced former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori looks likely to win a seat in Congress this weekend that she intends to use to try to clear her father's name. Polls show that Keiko Fujimori, who acted as first lady for her father when she was just 19, is the most popular congressional candidate from Lima and would likely win one of the 35 seats from the capital. The legislature has 120 seats. Alberto Fujimori, who...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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