Peru’s president looks for allies after Fujimori pardon

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FILE – In this Nov. 11, 2017 file photo, Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski attends the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Danang, Vietnam. Kuczynski is in hot water over decade-old payments he received as a consultant to a Brazilian construction firm at the center of Latin America’s biggest-ever graft scandal. (Jorge Silva/Pool photo via AP)

Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is facing backlash over his controversial pardoning of former president Alberto Fujimori.

The decision led several members of the president’s own party to resign, while some want the United Nations to look into the decision.

CGTN’s Dan Collyns reports from Lima.