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Ballotage in Peru: Keiko Fujimori asked for the nullity of some 200,000 votes

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Keiko Fujimori. (Bloomberg) The presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori asked this Wednesday before the electoral court of Peru the nullity of 802 tables nationwide that represent some 200,000 votes, she announced at a press conference in Lima after the close ballot on Sunday in which her leftist rival Pedro surpassed her. Castle.  "Popular force is presenting today nullity actions of 802 tables nationwide, actions that are being presented to the national jury of elections," said Fujimori at a time when the latest report from the electoral body accounts for 50.2% of the votes for Castillo versus 49.7% for the right-wing leader, with 99% of the tables scrutinized.  Fujimori, 46, also indicated that they are “monitoring the entire observation process that is being carried out in this challenge process (review), which is 1,200 minutes, which we hope will later be counted in the final count of the National Jury of Elections".  The request "represents approximately 200

Jair Bolsonaro responded to the controversial statements of Alberto Fernández with an irony

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The photo that Bolsonaro uploaded The president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, responded to his Argentine counterpart, Alberto Fernández, who on Wednesday pronounced a phrase that generated a strong controversy. “Octavio Paz once wrote that the Mexicans left the Indians, the Brazilians left the jungle, but we Argentines came from the boats, "said the president at a ceremony in Buenos Aires.  A few hours after Fernández's remarks, Bolsonaro posted a message on his Twitter account with the word “jungle” and a photo of him with a group of people from Brazilian native peoples.  In turn, the Brazilian deputy Eduardo Bolsonaro, one of the sons of President Jair Bolsonaro, refuted on Wednesday a phrase that the Argentine president Alberto Fernández mistakenly attributed to the Mexican writer Octavio Paz and stressed that the “only sinking ship is that of Argentina".  By erroneously paraphrasing the Mexican writer in words that more closely match a song by the Argentine musician Li

Luis Almagro requests the suspension of Nicaragua's participation in the OAS after the arbitrary arrests of opposition leaders

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The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, urged its members on Wednesday to suspend Nicaragua's participation in this body after the arrest of several opposition politicians. Luis Almagro, Secretary General of the Organization of American States (EFE / Luis Eduardo Noriega A.)  Specifically, Almagro asked "the Permanent Council to hold an emergency meeting in which (...) the activation of the necessary mechanisms for the application to Nicaragua of Article 21 of the Inter-American Democratic Charter should be considered."  Said article provides for suspending the participation of an OAS member if two-thirds of its members consider that there has been “a breakdown of the democratic order” and that “diplomatic efforts have been unsuccessful”.  In a letter he sent to the president of the Permanent Council, Ambassador Ronald Sanders of Antigua and Barbuda, Almagro cited "an unprecedented attack against opposition leaders, pre-candi