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 . . .