Disgraced Ex-President of Peru Plans to Run Again
Alberto Fujimori, Peru’s disgraced former president, announced on Thursday his intention to run for the presidency again in an election set for next April, a former presidential aide who remains close to Fujimori said.
But Peru’s ambassador to Japan said Fujimori, who faces criminal charges in Peru, was a fugitive and would be arrested if he returned. Fujimori fled Peru in 2000 at the height of a government corruption scandal and has been living in self-imposed exile in Japan. Full Story