Peruvian dictator Alberto Fujimori
Latin American movements warn of a coup underway in Peru

The Social Movements of ALBA platform said the resignation of Peruvian foreign minister Héctor Béjar is a clear example of the ongoing coup against the newly inaugurated left government

It’s official: Left candidate Pedro Castillo declared winner of presidential elections in Peru

Pedro Castillo of the left-wing Free Peru party won the run-off elections with 50.126% of the votes, receiving 44,263 more votes than his opponent Keiko Fujimori of the far-right Popular Force party

There’s a dirty tricks campaign underway in Peru to deny the left’s presidential victory

The campaign to overturn Peru’s presidential election results is one of “unconventional warfare.”

Why hasn’t Pedro Castillo been declared the winner of Peru’s presidential elections yet?

Pedro Castillo of the left-wing Free Peru party won the second round of presidential elections but his opponent has refused to concede and the National Jury of Elections (JNE) has not yet proclaimed him as winner.

In Peru, as Keiko Fujimori refuses to concede, fears of coup rise

According to the official results announced by the Peruvian Electoral Authority – ONPE, Pedro Castillo of the Perú Libre party has won the elections with 50.137% votes.

The coup that is taking place in Peru

While by all accounts, Pedro Castillo won the second round presidential elections, his adversary has refused to concede, and many fear that tensions could escalate with the help of Peru’s loyal right and the newly appointed US ambassador

Pedro Castillo wins presidential elections in Peru, Keiko Fujimori rejects the results

With 99.998% of the ballots counted, left-wing candidate Pedro Castillo has secured 50.204% of the votes, while far-right Keiko Fujimori has obtained 49.796% of the votes. Yesterday, Fujimori requested the election authorities to annul the results from 802 polling stations nationwide

Keiko Fujimori alleges fraud as Pedro Castillo takes leads in Peru’s presidential run-off

Fujimori, who had been leading in the early vote count, refused to respect the official results and raised allegations of fraud when Castillo pulled ahead

Peru elections: Will there be a left-wing resurgence?

Within the candidacy and project of Pedro Castillo and the Free Peru party, many of the historically marginalized sectors are finding new found hope and inspiration.

Understanding Peru’s elections from the peasant patrols to fujimorism

500 years of colonial history, 200 years of life as a republic, and 40 years of experience of the rural and urban peasant patrols movement, to understand a subject and a process that come from afar

Thousands of houseless Peruvians forced to live in temporary camps

Over 10,000 Peruvians, who lost their livelihoods during the COVID-19 pandemic, have sought refuge in temporary camps set up on abandoned land in the ​​Lomo de Corvina area, in the Villa El Salvador district, situated on the outskirts of the capital Lima.

Opinion poll suggests Pedro Castillo’s victory in the upcoming Peruvian elections

According to the opinion poll conducted by Ipsos Peru, Pedro Castillo is leading the voting intention with 42% of the votes, while his rival Keiko Fujimori follows him with 31% of the votes

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