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Rudy Campaigns in ... Peru

12:24 PM, May 17, 2011 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Reuters reports that former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani has joined a presidential campaign in Peru: 

Peru's presidential front-runner Keiko Fujimori has hired former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani as an adviser, trying to bolster her law-and-order credentials without relying on the image of her divisive father, jailed former President Alberto Fujimori.

"He has a great record of fighting delinquency, so I think his presence here is helpful to strengthen our proposals," the 35-year-old candidate said of Giuliani on Monday.

Giuliani, whose tough and popular police tactics were credited for cutting crime and who cast himself as a global expert on terrorism after the September 11 attacks, will help Fujimori's campaign design public safety programs.

Although there has been some chatter about Giuliani running for president in 2012, it now seems even less likely than before. 

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