Keiko Fujimori, daughter of jailed autocrat, leading tight Peru presidential race

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Keiko Fujimori, daughter of jailed autocrat, leading tight Peru presidential race

Right-wing populist Keiko Fujimori held a narrow lead over radical leftist Pedro Castillo following a partial vote count in Peru’s presidential election.With 52.9 per cent of the vote counted after 42 per cent of polling stations were tallied, Fujimori edged ahead in a see-saw battle for the presidency after Ipsos pollsters declared a “statistical draw” following an earlier exit poll on Sunday and quick count.Peru’s new leader will need to tackle a country in crisis, suffering from recession…

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