LA PAZ, Bolivia: Keiko Fujimori
, a powerful Peruvian politician whose father ruled the country in the 1990s, was arrested in a money-laundering investigation on Wednesday, calling into question the future of the political family and their right-wing populist movement.
A Peruvian Supreme Court judge on Wednesday ordered the arrest of former President Alberto Fujimori
after overturning a pardon that he had received roughly nine months ago on health grounds.
A Peruvian judge on Wednesday annulled a presidential pardon granted to former authoritarian leader Alberto Fujimori
late last year and ordered his immediate capture and return to prison.
Former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori
poses for a photo with daughter Keiko and son Kenji and two unidentified family members in Lima, Peru.
Lima: Police officers clashed with protesters in Lima, Peru on Monday (December 25), a day after Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski pardoned former authoritarian leader Alberto Fujimori
. Kuczynski, a former Wall Street banker who vowed as a candidate not to pardon Fujimori
, based his decision on a medical review that found Fujimori
suffered from "a progressive, degenerative and incurable disease," according to a statement from the president's office.
Summary: Lima [Peru], Dec 25 (ANI): Former autocrat Alberto Fujimori
has been pardoned in an announcement made by Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski on the Christmas Eve.
LIMA, Peru, Rabi'II 07, 1439, December 25, 2017, SPA -- Peru's president announced Sunday night that he has granted a medical pardon to jailed former strongman Alberto Fujimori
, who was serving a 25-year sentence for human rights abuses, corruption and the sanctioning of death squads, according to AP.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 15, 2016-Boston Scientific adds Yoshiaki Fujimori
- Yoshiaki Fujimori
has been elected to US-based medical device company Boston Scientific Corp.'s (NYSE: BSX) board of directors, effective immediately, the company said.
conceded defeat Friday to Pedro Pablo Kuczynski in Peru's tightest presidential election in decades, but she warned that her right-wing populist party would be a force of opposition during his term.
Although the last attempt to defend the former Peruvian dictator Alberto Fujimori Fujimori
(1990-2000) by annulling his prison sentence for human rights violations didn't succeed, some fear that if his daughter Keiko Fujimori
Higuchi is elected president on the June 5 runoff, the prisoner would be freed (NotiSur, Oct.
Los hijos del expresidente Albedo Fujimori
, Kenji y Keiko, estan en aprietos: Pretenden que el gobierno peruano excarcele a su padre, de quien dicen que esta gravemente enfermo, pero un caso recientemente descubierto de contrabando de drogas apunta a una empresa de la que Kenji--actual integrante del Congreso de Peru--es socio.