Monday, June 6, 2011

POLLS - The daughter of former dictator slight favorite

At three weeks of the second round of the June 5, the two presidential candidates, Keiko Fujimori (Forza, 2011, right) and Ollanta Humala (Peru Gana, a coalition of left), are elbow to elbow. While there a few weeks left of the candidate Ollanta Humala was ahead by six points over his opponent, according to recent polls published by the Peruvian press, the trend now seems to favor the daughter of former dictator.

Institute for Public Opinion at the Catholic University, Humala obtained 40.7% and 40.5% Fujimori: Voices; by Datum, Humala would be 40% and 39.1% Fujimori, so that Ipsos Apoyo Fujimori gives winning with 41% against 39% to Humala. The three pollsters agree that Keiko Fujimori favorite in Lima, where it concentrates 35% of the country's electorate.

Keiko Fujimori, 35, is the eldest daughter of Alberto Fujimori in power from 1990 to 2000 and sentenced in 2009 to twenty-five years in prison for violating human rights and to six years for embezzling funds. Upon separation from his parents - his mother is one of the first to have denounced the regime's corruption of her ex-husband - Keiko assumed the role of first lady of Peru.

She was elected MP in 2006. In late April, the candidate of Forza in 2011 attempted a mea culpa, regretting "the mistakes and excesses" committed during the government of his father. But observers do not forget that she has repeated the environment that the government of Alberto Fujimori was "the best that had been Peru.

In the final stretch before the election, "his latest commercials try the 'défujimoriser", notes the weekly Caretas, which emphasizes that in "his message of Mother's Day, his last name was even not mention ... "The Argentine daily Página 12 left denounces a" demonization of Humala and bleaching of Fujimori in the Peruvian press and media, with few exceptions.

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