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The left-wing former army officer Ollanta Humala has won Peru's bitterly contested presidential elections after his hard-right rival Keiko Fujimori conceded defeat.

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Left-wing former army commander Ollanta Humala won Peru's presidential election and vowed the poor will share in the country's new wealth.

Accusations and acrimony as Peruvians go the polls

Bitterly divided, and with the hand of history weighing uneasily on their shoulders, the people of Peru went to the polls yesterday to select a new President. The race is too close to call and, regardless of the outcome, seems likely to result in an acrimonious recount and allegations of voter fraud.

Fujimori campaign raises fears for democracy in Peru

Jailed autocrat's daughter is on course to take the presidency

Peruvian presidential candidate calls on Giuliani to help

Peru's presidential front-runner Keiko Fujimori has hired Rudy Giuliani, the former New York City mayor, as an adviser in an effort to bolster her law-and-order credentials without relying on the image of her divisive father, the jailed former President, Alberto Fujimori.

Fujimori ahead in presidential race

Right-wing lawmaker Keiko Fujimori's lead over left-wing nationalist Ollanta Humala appears to be growing ahead of Peru's 5 June presidential run-off, three polls have showed.

History repeats itself for Peruvians at election

Voters will choose between a former army officer who has vowed to redistribute the nation's wealth and the daughter of the incarcerated ex-president Alberto Fujimori when they vote for a new leader in a June run-off election, official results released yesterday showed.

Leftist leads in Peruvian presidential race

A leftist former military officer who promises to favour the poor by redistributing Peru's mineral wealth is expected to win a presidential election but fall far short of the outright majority needed to avoid a run-off.

After the fall: ex-leader's daughter bids for power

Keiko Fujimori is among the frontrunners in Peru's presidential campaign, overcoming allegations of corruption and her father's tainted legacy. Simeon Tegel reports from Lima

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US returns artefacts from Machu Picchu

The first shipment of artefacts from the ruined Inca city of Machu Picchu have been returned to Peru almost 100 years after being taken to Yale University in the US, ending a fractious dispute.

The desert city in serious danger of running dry

Peru's arid capital faces a crisis as glaciers and rainfall dwindle. Simeon Tegel reports
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