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Peru’s only leftist presidential candidate loses top ally
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 15, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru’s only leftist presidential candidate loses top ally

Leftist politician Sergio Tejada has renounced the alliance he made with Peru’s only left-wing presidential candidate, Veronika Mendoza. While Mendoza and Tejada are Peru’s most popular liberal politicians, neither one  Full Article »

Peru: Alan Garcia’s lawyer guilty in ‘narco-pardons’ case
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 14, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru: Alan Garcia’s lawyer guilty in ‘narco-pardons’ case

A court sentenced the former lawyer for Alan Garcia, Miguel Facundo, to a prison sentence of 13 years and eight months today for his role in the “narco-pardons” scandal. Today  Full Article »

Former dictator’s son runs for president of Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 28, 2015 2 comments

Former dictator’s son runs for president of Peru

Javier Velasco, son of former President Juan Velasco Alvarado, looks to return his father’s socialist policies to Peru. While the 1970s military dictatorship which oversaw the national deficit as a  Full Article »

Survey: no difference among Peru’s presidential candidates
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 24, 2015 Leave a comment

Survey: no difference among Peru’s presidential candidates

A recent survey shows Peru’s voters see virtually no ideological difference among the top five presidential contenders for 2016 elections. Ipsos asked over 1,800 voters to rank each of Peru’s  Full Article »

Mario Vargas Llosa endorses Pedro Pablo Kuczynski
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 5, 2015 Leave a comment

Mario Vargas Llosa endorses Pedro Pablo Kuczynski

Author Mario Vargas Llosa has endorsed former Cabinet chief and economist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski for President of Peru. The Nobel Prize winner and former presidential candidate delivered harsh criticism for Kuczynski’s  Full Article »