Peru election: Vote close between Fujimori and Castillo

Fujimori, 45, has rolled out a fearmongering advertising offensive featuring Venezuelan refugees and stoking fears of economic ruin, “communism” and “terrorism.” The scare tactics received a boost from the reemergence of remnants of Shining Path, the Maoist rebels who wrought havoc in this Andean nation in the 1980s and ’90s, and who are accused of massacring 16 people in a remote valley last month, the worst atrocity in more than a decade.




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