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Peru’s pardoned ex-president hospitalized for observation

LIMA, Peru — Peru's recently pardoned ex-President Alberto Fujimori has been taken from his home in the capital to a hospital for observation. ...
Christ statue in Peru damaged by fire days before pope visit

LIMA, Peru — A giant Christ statue in Peru's capital that was donated by a construction company at the center of Latin America's largest...
Sex abuse, political turmoil overshadow pope in Chile, Peru

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis' trip to Chile and Peru, originally aimed at highlighting the plight of indigenous peoples and the delicate Amazon ecosystem,...
Sex abuse, political turmoil overshadow pope in Chile, Peru

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis' trip to Chile and Peru, originally aimed at highlighting the plight of indigenous peoples and the delicate Amazon ecosystem,...
Embattled Peruvian president names ‘reconciliation cabinet’

LIMA, Peru — President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski swore in new Cabinet ministers Tuesday, saying he will seek to bring reconciliation in Peru following his...
Pardoned leader says he dreams of Peru ‘without bitterness’

LIMA, Peru — Former strongman Alberto Fujimori says he spent his first hours as a free man following his controversial Christmas Eve pardon dreaming...
Former Peruvian strongman released from clinic after pardon

LIMA, Peru — Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori left the clinic Thursday where he has been receiving treatment since his controversial pardon from a...
At least 48 dead when bus plunges onto rocky beach in Peru

LIMA, Peru — At least 48 people died when a bus tumbled down a cliff onto a rocky beach Tuesday along a narrow stretch...
Peruvian writers denounce ‘shame’ of Fujimori pardon

LIMA, Peru — Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa and 238 other Peruvian writers have signed an open letter denouncing a pardon granted to former...
Peru president and rival questioned over links to Odebrecht

LIMA, Peru — Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and one of his leading political rivals appeared Thursday before prosecutors investigating payments to politicians by...

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