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2006-01-10 12:31:41

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.

2005-11-02 09:03:24

TOKYO (Reuters) - Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori, who intends to run again for president next year despite facing criminal charges in Peru, is trying to launch an alliance among three Peruvian political groups.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.