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Peru expels British woman jailed for drug trafficking

- Peru expelled a British woman held in jail for more than two years for cocaine-trafficking in the South American country, authorities said.Melissa Reid, 22, was put on a plane on Tuesday accompanied by her father, officials said.

Peru seizes 8 mn seahorses illegally bound for Asia

- Peruvian authorities seized eight million seahorses smuggled onto a Chinese-flagged ship bound for Asia, the government said.

Imprisoned Peru ex-president Fujimori taken to hospital

- Former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori, serving a 25-year prison term for corruption and crimes against humanity, was transferred to a hospital after experiencing high blood pressure and pain in his tongue.

Top challenge for Peru's new president: the Fujimoris

- Keiko Fujimori may have lost Peru's presidential election, but her party's majority in Congress and her brother's political ambitions guarantee years of governing drama for winner Pedro Pablo Kuczynski.

Kuczynski, Peru's 'gringo' president-elect

- Peru's president-elect Pedro Pablo Kuczynski says the job will be the last entry on a long resume that also includes Wall Street banker, economy minister, concert flautist and motorcycle enthusiast.

Fujimori concedes defeat in Peruvian election

- Keiko Fujimori conceded defeat Friday in Peru's photo-finish presidential election to former Wall Street banker Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who now faces the task of uniting a deeply divided country.

Kuczynski tops Peru vote but can't cry victory yet

- Ex-Wall Street banker Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has won the majority of votes with all ballots counted in Peru's photo-finish presidential election, officials said Thursday, but the final result will depend on a handful of challenged ballots.

Peru presidential hopeful Fujimori holding out until last vote counted: Spokesman

- Peruvian presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori will hold out until the last ballot is counted in a photo-finish run-off election, her spokesman said Thursday, dashing front-runner Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's hopes she might concede.

Peru polls hinge on jungle votes, challenged ballots

- Peruvian presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori will hold out until the last ballot is counted in a photo-finish run-off election, her spokesman said Thursday, dashing front-runner Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's hopes she might concede.

Post-election Peru tackles forced sterilization trauma

- The doctors told Victoria Vigo her third child must be born by Cesarean. It was safest, they said -- she was seven months pregnant and there were complications.They cut her open -- but they didn't stop there.

Peru's long wait for next president drags on

- Peruvians waited Wednesday to learn who their next president will be, as ex-Wall Street banker Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's camp called his lead insurmountable and controversial rival Keiko Fujimori insisted she still had a shot.

Ex-banker has edge in tight Peru presidential vote

- Peru's presidential vote faced a tight finish Monday as near-complete results gave ex-banker Pedro Pablo Kuczynski a slight lead over rival Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of a jailed former president.

Ex-banker has edge in tight Peru presidential vote

- Peru's presidential vote headed for a photo finish in a race between the daughter of an ex-president jailed for massacres and a former Wall Street banker.

Peru presidential race in dead heat: Exit polls

- Peru's presidential candidates were headed for a photo finish in Sunday's election, exit polls showed at the close of voting.Surveys by pollsters Ipsos and Gfk gave a slight lead to ex-Wall Street banker Pedro Pablo Kuczynski.

Peru vote neck-and-neck after Fujimori lead slips

- Peru's presidential vote headed for a photo finish Sunday in a race between the daughter of an ex-president jailed for massacres and a former Wall Street banker.

Peru voters seek leader to fight violent crime

- Glass shatters and women scream as the police bust their way into the house and wrestle suspected drug dealers to the ground.The raid is all in a day's work for the Peruvian police squad that filmed it.

'La China' vs 'El Gringo': Peru's exotic vote rivals

- One candidate is known as "La China," though she is really of Japanese descent. The other is "El Gringo" -- years in the United States left him with a "yanqui" accent.

Peru presidential vote tightens as Fujimori loses ground

- Peru's presidential race is tightening on the eve of Sunday's elections, with one poll showing a virtual tie between Keiko Fujimori, daughter of an ex-leader jailed for massacres, and former Wall Street banker Pedro Pablo Kuczynski.

Jailed ex-president's daughter favorite to lead Peru

- Peruvians vote Sunday on whether Keiko Fujimori, daughter of an ex-president jailed for massacres, will be their new leader.Polls show Fujimori, 41, is favored to win the runoff against former Wall Street banker Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, 77.

Keiko Fujimori, daughter of Peru's disgraced ex-leader

- Smiling broadly in a white shirt or broad-brimmed peasant's hat, Keiko Fujimori dances for the crowds at election rallies. But it is her name that most grabs Peruvian voters' attention.
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