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Fujimorismo's Sudden Collapse Shakes Peru's Politics

November 13, 2018

LIMA – Until recently, Keiko Fujimori appeared perfectly positioned in the run up to Peru’s presidential election in 2021.

The daughter of 1990s strongman Alberto Fujimori had come a close second in 2011 and 2016, and her Popular Force party’s absolute majority in Congress, which earlier this year forced the resignation of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, had made her arguably the most powerful person in Peru. 

That makes Fujimori’s recent arrest and the sudden collapse of Popular Force all the more...

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