Peru election: Pedro Castillo to face Keiko Fujimori in run-off

A trade unionist will face the conservative heir of the powerful Fujimori family in Peru in a presidential run-off. Sunday’s first round saw leftist Pedro Castillo, who has promised to write a new constitution and change de economic model, take the lead. His challenger will be the conservative Keiko Fujimori. Voters are concerned about the economy and the handling of the pandemic. With nearly 96% of the votes counted, Mr Castillo had 19% while Ms Fujimori was on 13%, according to Peru’s electoral authority.

Source: BBC