Keiko Fujimori’s crusade to annul votes leads Peru to unusual tension

Fujimori's denunciation is opposed to the report issued by the electoral observation mission of the Organization of American States (OAS), which found no serious irregularities in the elections

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The crusade of Keiko Fujimori (authoritarian right) to annul thousands of votes of the Peruvian presidential elections, whose virtual winner is far-left Pedro Castillo, generated an unusual tension this Friday when the Electoral Jury gave her permission to challenge minutes out of time, a measure that was later retracted.

After most of Fujimori's appeals to annul votes were not presented on time, Peru's highest electoral body intended to give her an extraordinary extension, which the leftist Peru Libre party, of which Castillo is a candidate, described as "unconstitutional" and a "threat of a . . .

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