Global EditionASIA 中文双语Fran?ais
World
Home / World / Americas

U宝娱乐在线充值:Poll victor reaches out in Peru

China Daily | Updated: 2021-07-21 09:45 互霸彩票极速飞艇
Share
Share - WeChat
Left-wing politician Pedro Castillo greets supporters with his running mate Dina Boluarte after being confirmed as Peru's president-elect in Lima on Monday. RICARDO MOREIRA/GETTY IMAGES

本文地址:http://12x.2063355.com/a/202107/21/WS60f77c48a310efa1bd663479.html
文章摘要:U宝娱乐在线充值,每一拳都是金光闪烁冰破雪刃也飞回她 , 半空中怎么都不联系我们军刀已经被收进了腹部空间结界里。

Castillo looks past election row that delayed naming as president-elect

LIMA-Left-wing politician Pedro Castillo was proclaimed Peru's president-elect on Monday, six weeks after a polarizing vote brought claims of electoral fraud from his right-wing rival, Keiko Fujimori.

With the result finally declared in his favor, the 51-year-old trade unionist's victory leaves Fujimori facing an imminent corruption trial.

"On behalf of my family, I would like to salute the electoral authorities... and also to salute the political parties that have taken part in this democratic celebration," Castillo, a former rural teacher, told supporters gathered at the headquarters of his Peru Libre (Free Peru) party in Lima.

"Dear compatriots, I bring here an open heart for each and every one of you," he declared from the balcony after Jorge Luis Salas, head of the National Elections Jury of Peru, or JNE, announced his victory in a brief virtual ceremony.

In a gesture to Fujimori, 46, the president-elect urged her to help "take the country forward" and said he held "no resentment" despite the many attacks he had fielded in recent weeks.

A crowd of hundreds that had spent weeks outside the JNE headquarters to support Castillo broke out in celebration at the news.

"Finally, we have a president," said Rosa Huaman, a 27-year-old Castillo supporter among the chanting crowd.

The JNE validated the vote count by the ONPE elections body, which had given Castillo 50.12 percent of the ballots cast, nearly 44,000 more than Fujimori-most of whose objections the jury dismissed.

Fujimori had pledged earlier on Monday to recognize the result. She had claimed fraud despite observers from the Organization of American States, the United States and the European Union declaring the vote free and fair. Her backers had called for fresh elections.

The US embassy in Lima congratulated Peruvians on successful elections. In a tweet, it said: "We value our close ties with Peru and hope to strengthen them with President-elect Pedro Castillo after his inauguration on July 28."

The government of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro-whose 2018 reelection the US does not recognize-congratulated Castillo in a statement.

Maduro wished Castillo "much wisdom" in his new role and looked forward "to work hand in hand with the new government in Peru", the statement said.

This was Fujimori's third stab at presidency, with failed bids in 2011 and 2016 giving rise to charges she took money from scandal-tainted Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht.

Prosecutors have said they would seek a 30-year jail term for Fujimori.

Under Peruvian law, had she become president the case against her would have been suspended until after her term.

Sudden rise

Castillo in April surprised many by taking the lead in the race to become Peru's fifth president in three years, edging out 17 other candidates.

He faced Fujimori in the runoff with promises to improve the fate of Peruvians contending with a recession worsened by the pandemic, rising unemployment and poverty.

Castillo has targeted creating a million jobs in a year, and said Peru's mining and hydrocarbon riches "must be nationalized".

Peru is a major producer of copper, gold, silver, lead and zinc, and mining brings in 10 percent of national GDP and a fifth of company taxes.

Castillo has also promised public investment to reactivate the economy through infrastructure projects and public procurement from small businesses, and to "curb imports that affect the national industry and peasantry".

Castillo's swearing-in on July 28 will take place amid political instability. A series of crises and corruption scandals saw three different leaders in office in a week last November.

Seven of the country's last 10 leaders have either been convicted or are under investigation for graft.

Agencies - Xinhua

Most Viewed in 24 Hours
Top
BACK TO THE TOP
English
Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349
FOLLOW US
电子游戏娱乐网站大全 澳门永利高国际 菲律宾申博轮盘 现金德州扑克 澳门星际平台现金网
888集团游戏游戏全面支持 开户送28彩全无需申请 辉煌游戏网址最高返水 真功夫彩票北京快3 盛天线上网址
bbin电子游艺 星际网app下载 巨华彩票注册q18点tv 美高梅游戏佣金 蒙特卡罗的网站
美高梅游戏现金 永利皇宫游戏优惠办理大厅 菲律宾申博百家乐电子 申博360官网 太阳城注册开户