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Today in Latin American History

Alberto Fujimori was Removed from Office as President of Peru in 2000

Alberto Fujimori was Removed from Office as President of Peru in 2000

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Today in Latin American history, Alberto Fujimori was removed from office as President of Peru in 2000.

He had served as President of Peru since July 28, 1990.

On November 17, Fujimori submitted his presidential resignation via fax from Tokyo.

Congress refused to accept his resignation, instead voting 62–9 to remove Fujimori from office on the grounds that he was “permanently morally disabled.”

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