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The curious case of the Catacoras or how Fujimori denounces fraud where there is none

Keiko Fujimori, candidate for the presidency of Peru. (Photograph: Leonardo Fernandez by way of .)

With greater than 99% of the tally sheets, Pedro Castillo leads Keiko Fujimori by simply 70,000 votes in the official rely of the second spherical of elections in Peru, held final Sunday. From 24 hours after the elections, the right-wing candidate Fujimori, seeing that she was staying for the third time at the gates of the presidency, sowed suspicion of a potential “systemic fraud” in the voting.

In the following days, Fujimori and his celebration, Fuerza Well-liked, have continued to insist on the thought of ​​fraud, regardless of the undeniable fact that the Nationwide Workplace of Electoral Processes (ONPE), the Group of American States (OAS), the Inter-American Union of Electoral Organizations (UNIORE) and the Transparency Civil Affiliation have denied these accusations.

Now, Fujimori has requested the Nationwide Board of Elections (JNE) to annul some 200,000 votes from primarily southern areas, where Castillo has swept. The daughter of the autocrat Alberto Fujimori alleges alleged “desk fraud” by which, in accordance with her, the members of the electoral desk had colluded in order that the overwhelming majority of the votes went to Castillo’s celebration, Peru Libre.

One of the most putting instances that Fujimori denounces – and which has already been denied – occurred in the Totorani city of the Ácora district, in the Puno area.

Point where the Ácora district is located, in Puno.  (Photo: GOOGLE MAPS)

Point where the Ácora district is located, in Puno.  (Photo: GOOGLE MAPS)

Level where the Ácora district is situated, in Puno. (Photograph: GOOGLE MAPS)

On this place close to Lake Titicaca, the members who shaped the polling station shared a surname (Catacora), and in the opinion of Fuerza Well-liked, which means that they have been associated to one another and that Peru Libre had infiltrated them in an “evident try at fraud”. urging them to reach early at the polling station to occupy the desk.

197 votes for Castillo and 1 for Fujimori

“At that desk there are 197 …

This text initially appeared on The HuffPost and has been up to date.

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