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Peru economist Hernando de Soto endorses Keiko Fujimori
Posted by Colin Post on May 8, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru economist Hernando de Soto endorses Keiko Fujimori

Esteemed economist Hernando de Soto has endorsed presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori in Peru’s 2016 elections. Fujimori presented de Soto as a member of her technical team at a campaign rally  Full Article »

Why Peru’s democracy is not in jeopardy
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 2, 2016 1 comment

Why Peru’s democracy is not in jeopardy

The disqualifications of two presidential candidates is not a signal of a breakdown in Peru’s democracy. The Organization of American States (OAS) secretary general recently characterized Peru’s 2016 elections as  Full Article »

Peru bars presidential candidate Cesar Acuña from 2016 elections
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 4, 2016 2 comments

Peru bars presidential candidate Cesar Acuña from 2016 elections

Peru’s electoral authority has disqualified presidential candidate Cesar Acuña from the ballot in 2016 elections for vote buying. Peru’s JEE special elections tribunal ruled the former Trujillo mayor and founder  Full Article »

Peru: Cesar Acuña’s vice presidential candidate effectively quits
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 2, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru: Cesar Acuña’s vice presidential candidate effectively quits

Cesar Acuña’s vice presidential candidate, Anel Townsend, has withdrawn her candidacy for Congress in the latest sign of mass desertions from the former Trujillo mayor’s campaign. The former congresswoman and  Full Article »

Peru: political strategist quits Cesar Acuña’s campaign
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 29, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru: political strategist quits Cesar Acuña’s campaign

High-profile political consultant Luis Favre has resigned from Cesar Acuña’s presidential campaign in 2016 elections. One of Latin America’s most prominent political consultants has abandoned Acuña in the latest sign of  Full Article »

Peru: Cesar Acuña’s campaign in meltdown as VP quits
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 24, 2016 1 comment

Peru: Cesar Acuña’s campaign in meltdown as VP quits

Humberto Lay, one of presidential candidate Cesar Acuña’s running mates, has withdrawn from the Alliance for Progress ticket. The socially conservative, 77-year-old congressman cited “personal reasons” for his resignation from  Full Article »

Peru’s electoral board moves to bar Cesar Acuña from ballot
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 23, 2016 1 comment

Peru’s electoral board moves to bar Cesar Acuña from ballot

Peru’s electoral board has initiated proceedings to disqualify presidential candidate Cesar Acuña from 2016 elections for vote buying. The JEE special elections tribunal opened an exclusion procedure which says that  Full Article »

Peru: Fujimori and Guzman in virtual tie in hypothetical runoff
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 21, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru: Fujimori and Guzman in virtual tie in hypothetical runoff

A recent poll shows Peru’s presidential candidate Julio Guzman would mount the greatest challenge to frontrunner Keiko Fujimori in a runoff vote. The Ipsos poll published in El Comercio on  Full Article »