Peru’s Mendoza seen tied with Fujimori in run-off scenario

By Teresa Cespedes and Mitra Taj Undated, Apr 8 : Peru’s leftist presidential hopeful Veronika Mendoza was seen statistically tied with front-runner Keiko Fujimori if the two women end up in a second-round battle after Sunday’s election, according to an Ipsos poll obtained by Reuters. Mendoza, a 35-year-old lawmaker promising “radical change,” would win 42 […]

Peru’s president linked in court papers to Brazil bribery scheme

By Caroline Stauffer and Mitra Taj SAO PAULO/LIMA, Feb 23 : Brazilian police have uncovered evidence that Peruvian President Ollanta Humala may have received 3 million dollar in bribes from engineering and construction conglomerate Odebrecht, according to federal court filings in Brazil. The court papers, made public yesterday, show that documents seized from Marcelo Odebrecht, […]