Alberto Fujimori News
Peru's ex-president sent to same jail as nemesis Fujimori
Peruvian authorities say former President Ollanta Humala is being held in preventative detention at the same prison where the former strongman he once tried to overthrow is serving a long sentence
Clem's Chronicles: Obama in Iraq/Italian Quake/Ted Stevens
Hi there. Clem Lane with another ABC NEWS EVENING EDITORIAL NOTE. Lots of news today---- PRESIDENT OBAMA MAKES SURPRISE VISIT TO IRAQ-The unscheduled stop-over-It’s become almost routine for politicians, like the hidden track at the end of a CD. But...
A doctor, single mother and an agnostic in a very Catholic country, Chile's first female president discusses the power of female politicians like Hillary Clinton, and Argentina's Cristina Fernandez. Do these women, because of their gender, lead differently? Then her views on whether the US has
Background Information On Alberto Fujimori
Personal Background Alberto Fujimori was born in Lima on July 28, 1938, to parents who immigrated to Peru from Japan in 1934. His father owned a prosperous tire repair shop in Lima, until it was confiscated by the government in the wake of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Although Fujimori's
Al Zawahri's Letter: Real or Fake?
INVESTIGATIONS Al Zawahri's Letter: Real or Fake? A close examination leads by ABC News shows that experts conclude that the letter is genuine. ( ABC News Investigative Unit ) "The Case of His Life" The reporter for the German Stern Magazine, who wrote the linked story, told ABC News that a total
Are Old Terror Groups Re-Forming?
The cold-blooded murder of a government official stunned Italy last month. Now observers hope the killing is not the first shot in a revival of terror groups that have lain dormant for years. Police have suggested a faction of Italy's Red Brigades, who terrorized the country in the 1970s and 1980s,
Deported Fugitive Spymaster Lands in Peru
Vladimiro Lenin Montesinos, a dreaded spymaster who once worked closely with the CIA and built an empire of corruption, was flown back to Peru today after being caught in Venezuela with the help of the FBI. A Peruvian National Police airplane and another aircraft that left Caracas today and touched
Peru's Ex-Spy Vladirmiro Montesinos Captured
Venezuelans love soap operas but few are as colorful and convoluted as the murky passage through their nation of Peru's ex-spy chief Vladimiro Montesinos, whose capture in Caracas was announced today. Over the last few months, this oil-rich but poverty-plagued country has been tormented and
American Convicted in Peru
American Lori Berenson was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in prison Wednesday for collaborating with leftist guerrillas in a thwarted plot to seize Peru's Congress. A civilian terrorism court found the 31-year-old New York native guilty of "terrorist collaboration" with the Tupac Amaru