Latin American left goes ahead and celebrates Castillo’s “triumph” in Peru

One of the first to react was the president of Argentina, Alberto Fernández, who congratulated Castillo and referred to him as "president-elect of Peru", which annoyed the Peruvian government.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Anticipating the official confirmation of the Peruvian electoral authorities, the Latin American left celebrated this Thursday what it already considers as a "triumph" of Pedro Castillo in last Sunday's presidential elections over the right-wing candidate Keiko Fujimori.

The National Office of Electoral Processes (ONPE) entered today 100% of the voting records in its system, and only 0.705% of the total remains to be counted. So far, Castillo has 50.195 % of the valid votes (8,803,629 votes), with a 68,473 vote advantage over Fujimori, who received 49.805 %. Although this percentage . . .

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