Peruvian Elections 2021
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.

Filipino forces kill Indigenous people as state violence continues and other stories

Today we look at the massacres of Indigenous people by armed forces in the Philippines, violence against civilians by Myanmar’s junta forces, and more

Noam Chomsky, Roger Waters, & Vijay Prashad: No Coup in Peru!

Tensions are rising in Peru as Keiko Fujimori has refused to accept her defeat to progressive candidate Pedro Castillo. Chomsky, Waters & Prashad raise the alarm of a lawfare coup

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

Greek workers go on strike to protest proposed labour reform and other stories

Today we look at the general strike observed by workers across Greece, the latest on Peru’s election as Pedro Castillo nears victory, and more

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

Social movements and protestors intensify struggle in Colombia and other stories

Today we look at the latest on the national strike in Colombia, a strike for better pay and staffing by health workers in New Zealand, and more

Rural teacher Pedro Castillo poised to write a new chapter in Peru’s history

On the foreign policy front, Castillo’s victory will represent a huge blow to US interests in the region and an important step towards reactivating Latin American integration.

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

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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