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Stashing cash, Peru’s urban elite panics as a socialist looks set to clinch presidency

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By Marcelo Rochabrun LIMA (Reuters) – In Peruvian capital Lima, fear is spreading among the city’s small but powerful urban elite about the likely election win of a little-known socialist teacher. Pedro Castillo is poised to be named president ahead of conservative rival Keiko Fujimori. With almost all votes tallied https://www.reuters.com/article/peru-election/peru-waits-for-next-president-with-vote-count-stuck-near-completion-idUSL2N2NW0Q8, Castillo’s lead over Fujimori is narrow but looks to be enough, though the final result could take days or even weeks as legal challenges play out. Durin…

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