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Peru's first lady firmly denies 2016 presidential bid

Peru's powerful first lady Nadine Heredia on Friday made her strongest denial yet that she will run for president in 2016, responding to criticism that she might try to have an anti-nepotism law thrown out so she could launch a bid.

Heredia's announcement could further narrow the field of likely candidates for the next election. Her husband, President Ollanta Humala, cannot run in 2016 because Peruvian law bans consecutive presidential terms.

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