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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: Julio Guzman’s presidential candidacy disqualified again
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 5, 2016 2 comments

Peru: Julio Guzman’s presidential candidacy disqualified again

Peru’s electoral board has overruled an earlier resolution which allowed presidential candidate Julio Guzman on the ballot in 2016 elections. The National Elections Board (JNE) first barred Guzman on Feb.  Full Article »

Julio Guzman linked to Peru’s domestic spying scandal
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 1, 2016 Leave a comment

Julio Guzman linked to Peru’s domestic spying scandal

Presidential candidate Julio Guzman has been linked to Peru’s “Dinileaks” spying scandal by a document he signed while working in President Ollanta Humala’s government. As secretary general under Cabinet chief  Full Article »

Peru’s electoral board approves Julio Guzman’s candidacy
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 24, 2016 1 comment

Peru’s electoral board approves Julio Guzman’s candidacy

A special elections tribunal in Lima has approved the at-risk presidential candidacy of Julio Guzman for 2016 elections. The JEE board accepted petitions from the Everybody for Peru party which  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 »

Peru’s Guzman given two days to comply with electoral law
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 19, 2016 1 comment

Peru’s Guzman given two days to comply with electoral law

Peru’s electoral board has given presidential candidate Julio Guzman two days to submit compliance documentation to become eligible to run in 2016 elections. When Peru’s JNE electoral authority ruled that  Full Article »

Peru court rules against Julio Guzman, but leaves opening
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 16, 2016 1 comment

Peru court rules against Julio Guzman, but leaves opening

In ruling against the political party of presidential candidate Julio Guzman, Peru’s elections board left an opening to approve his candidacy. A National Elections Board (JNE) tribunal ruled against an appeal  Full Article »

Peru: Guzman emerges as Fujimori’s top contender for president
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 10, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru: Guzman emerges as Fujimori’s top contender for president

A new opinion poll showed voter support for economist Julio Guzman had surged to 20%, giving him a clear edge over Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and Cesar Acuña to qualify for  Full Article »

Two of Peru’s presidential candidates may be disqualified
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 4, 2016 1 comment

Two of Peru’s presidential candidates may be disqualified

Legal technicalities and procedural errors threaten to bar the candidacies of Julio Guzman and Cesar Acuña from Peru’s 2016 presidential election. A resolution from Peru’s national electoral board JNE last  Full Article »