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Left versus right for Peru presidency

Peru looks likely to have a left versus right run-off for the presidency in June with Pedro Castillo, a rural schoolteacher from the radical left Peru Libre party, leading in the first round of the presidential election. Castillo had 16.3% with more than half the votes counted, according to the ONPE election agency.

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Pedro Castillo closing in on first round win

Right-wing heavyweights Hernado de Soto, Keiko Fujimori and Rafael Lopez Aliaga are scrapping for second place and the chance to contest the run-off.