Latin American People by Ethnic or National Origin: Latin Americans of Asian Descent, Latin Americans of British Descent, Jorge Luis Borges

Latin American People by Ethnic or National Origin: Latin Americans of Asian Descent, Latin Americans of British Descent, Jorge Luis Borges

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Editorial Reviews - Latin American People by Ethnic or National Origin From the Publisher Chapters: Latin Americans of Asian Descent, Latin Americans of British Descent, Jorge Luis Borges, Alberto Fujimori, Asian Latin American, Olivia Hussey, British Latin American, Franklin Chang-Diaz, Gustavo Leigh, Juan Williams Rebolledo, Arlen Siu, Gracie Family, Ana Gabriel, Nicolás Lindley López, Hiromi Hayakawa, Keiko Fujimori, Myrna Mack, Martin Guisse, John Williams Wilson, Roberto Valenzuela Elphick, Santiago Fujimori. Excerpt: Alberto Ken'ya Fujimori Fujimori (Spanish pronunciation: ; Japanese name: Ken'ya Fujimori Fujimori Ken'ya)) (born in Lima on July 28, 1938) served as President of Peru from July 28, 1990, to November 17, 2000. A controversial figure, Fujimori has been credited restoring macroeconomic stability, though his methods are described as authoritarian and his human rights abuses led to his conviction and prison sentence. A Peruvian of Japanese descent, Fujimori fled to Japan in 2000 amidst a corruption scandal, where he attempted to resign his presidency. His resignation was rejected by the Congress of the Republic, which preferred to remove him from office by force of vote. Wanted in Peru on charges of corruption and human rights abuses, Fujimori maintained a self-imposed exile abroad until his detainment during a visit to Chile in November 2005. He was finally extradited to face criminal charges in Peru in September 2007. In December 2007, Fujimori was convicted of ordering an illegal search and seizure, and was sentenced to six years in prison. The Supreme Court upheld the decision, upon his appeal. On April 7, 2009, Fujimori was convicted of human rights violations and sentenced to 25 years in prison for his role in killings and kidnappings by the Grupo Colina death squad during his government's battle against leftist guerri... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=148483 Synopsis Chapters: Latin Americans of A
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9781157867944
Publisher: Books LLC
Binding: Paperback
Language: English
Returnable: N
Spine Width: 7 mm
Width: 150 mm
ISBN-10: 1157867944
Publisher Date: 15 Sep 2010
Height: 226 mm
No of Pages: 112
Series Title: English
Weight: 177 gr
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