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Peru History: Fujimori Regime and New Constitution

After a runoff election on June 10, 1990, A. Fujimori (electoral alliance Cambio 90) prevailed. He concentrated all state power on overcoming the economic crisis (extensive privatization program) and the fight against guerrilla terror, dissolved the parliament, which was dominated by the opposition, on April 5, 1992, and suspended the constitution. With the arrest of… Read More »

Peru Overview

Official language Spanish, Quechua, Aymara Capital Lima Form of government Presidential Republic Area 1,285,216 km² Residents 27,910,000 Currency New sol Time zone UTC-5 License Plate PE Internet TLD .pe Telephone area code 005 (Source: ALLCITYCODES) Geography According to Digo Paul, the Republic of Peru is the third largest country in South America, with an area… Read More »