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Peru’s former president, Alan Garcia kills himself ahead of arrest

Former Peruvian President Alan García has died after shooting himself as police arrived at his home to arrest him over bribery allegations. Mr García was rushed to hospital in the capital, Lima. His death was confirmed by current President...

Vargas Llosa among more than 230 writers opposing Fujimori pardon

Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa has joined more than 230 other Peruvian writers in denouncing the pardon issued to former president Alberto Fujimori, who was serving 25 years in prison for rights abuses. The pardon, issued by current President...

Pardoned Peru ex-president hospitalized again

Alberto Fujimori, Peru's pardoned former president who was until recently serving a 25-year sentence for human rights abuses, was hospitalized on Sunday for cardiac arrhythmia, his doctor said. Fujimori was hospitalized at the end of last year and treated...
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