The political party Nuevo Peru has been heavily involved in anti-government protests that have recently swept across the South American country.
The two will go head-to-head in a second round of voting on June 6, with a majority of voters disappointed in their options.
As neighboring countries reopen their economies, thousands of Venezuelan migrants are leaving the country again to look for work. But the pandemic is making their route through South America tougher.
Dozens of Venezuelans who fled their crisis-stricken country for Peru are seeking to take up a Caracas offer to fly them home, as Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro seizes on hardships migrants face abroad to shore up domestic support.
"We cannot arrest our way out of the problem," some advocates say.
A group of construction workers in Lima wants women to know they'll be shown respect.
Artists Andrew Mroczek and Juan Barboza-Guba want to show the beauty of transgender women in Peru — and to highlight hate crimes against them and other LGBTQ people there.
What if a US court, after a year, kicked someone like Bernie Sanders off the ballot for a long-ago filing error. Welcome to Peru.
They may have tried, but the truth just wasn't out there.
All eyes are on Brazil, but there may be another crisis brewing next door.