Pedro Castillo is proclaimed president-elect of Peru

In the JNE plenary session held via videoconference, Dina Boluarte was also proclaimed vice-president.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The leftist Pedro Castillo was proclaimed this Monday (19) president-elect of Peru, a month and a half after the elections he won over the right-wing Keiko Fujimori, who delayed her nomination with more than a thousand challenges in which she denounces an alleged "fraud" without any reliable evidence.

After declaring unfounded, the last legal appeals presented by Fujimori, the National Jury of Elections (JNE), endorsed the results of the June 6 vote, where Castillo obtained 50.12% of the valid votes, a narrow victory by only 44,263 votes ahead of Fujimori.

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