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Paola Dongo

5 March 2008

Keiko Fujimori isn’t wearing sneakers or a suit today, but a jacket in her political party’s trademark bright orange, standing on a raised platform (also orange) before a crowd of some five thousand, in the heart of Lima. She is joined on stage by members of her party, her brother Kenyi Gerardo, her husband, (who, like Keiko, is always smiling) and some friends. More…

1 March 2008

Ahora, por ejemplo, Keiko Sofía se ha quitado las sobrias sandalias de taco que llevaba puestas y sacude las plantas de sus pequeños y redondeados pies. Es un miércoles de verano en Lima, marzo del 2007, un mediodía húmedo y pegajoso dentro de la camioneta de marca japonesa de la hija de Fujimori. More…

1 March 2008

You like her. Or rather, it’s hard to dislike Keiko Sofía Fujimori Higuchi, so you make an effort. Try it. Think about her father. Alberto Fujimori, the ex-president of Peru, currently standing trial, accused of corruption, of ordering extrajudicial assassinations, widely thought to have constructed during his ten year rule a country built to his sinister specifications More…