Pedro Castillo declared Peru’s president, defeating Keiko Fujimori

Pedro Castillo, a schoolteacher from a Marxist party, was proclaimed Peru’s president-elect on Monday, six weeks after a polarising vote of which the results were delayed by claims of electoral fraud from his right-wing rival, Keiko Fujimori.The 51-year-old trade unionist’s victory leaves Fujimori facing an imminent corruption trial.“On behalf of my family I would like to salute the electoral authorities … and also to salute the political parties that have taken part in this democratic…


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