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Peru puts partisans on central bank’s board of directors
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 28, 2016 1 comment

Peru puts partisans on central bank’s board of directors

Peru’s opposition-controlled Congress is widely criticized for electing two of Keiko Fujimori’s former running mates as directors of the central bank. The Popular Force party which controls 71 seats in  Full Article »

Did Veronika Mendoza just test the waters of moderation?
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 27, 2016 Leave a comment

Did Veronika Mendoza just test the waters of moderation?

A Broad Front congresswoman’s unprecedented condemnation of Venezuela’s government may forecast a pivot from leftist leader Veronika Mendoza. “Condemnation” is almost too strong of a word for yesterday’s Facebook post  Full Article »

Peru’s opposition party kills anti-corruption bill
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Sep 26, 2016 1 comment

Peru’s opposition party kills anti-corruption bill

Peru’s Popular Force party, led by Keiko Fujimori, has rejected a bill to strengthen prosecutors investigating money laundering, calling into question the party’s commitment to fighting corruption. The bill would have empowered the  Full Article »

Peru’s leftist party shows deft agility in policy reversals
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 8, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru’s leftist party shows deft agility in policy reversals

Peru’s leftist party, Broad Front, demonstrates its ability to adapt and be unpredictable at a time when Peruvian sport needs a role model to look up to. Two policy reversals  Full Article »

Peru’s leftist party shows true colors in Venezuela row
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 11, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru’s leftist party shows true colors in Venezuela row

UPDATE: The APRA resolution was passed Thursday with 103 votes for, 12 votes against and six legislators abstained. All of the resolution’s opposition came from the left-wing Broad Front party. A proposed  Full Article »

Peru leftist Veronika Mendoza endorses Kuczynski
Posted by Colin Post on May 31, 2016 1 comment

Peru leftist Veronika Mendoza endorses Kuczynski

Veronika Mendoza, leftist candidate who did not qualify for a runoff in Peru’s 2016 election, has endorsed Pedro Pablo Kuczynski over Keiko Fujimori. Mendoza had previously refused to endorse either  Full Article »

Keiko Fujimori’s party wins majority in Peru’s Congress
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 18, 2016 Leave a comment

Keiko Fujimori’s party wins majority in Peru’s Congress

Keiko Fujimori’s Popular Strength party won at least 55% of the seats in Peru’s Congress in the 2016 general elections. The last poll from Peru’s most consistent pollster, Ipsos, had  Full Article »

Peru markets rally as leftist fails to qualify for runoff
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 14, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru markets rally as leftist fails to qualify for runoff

Peru stocks and the sol soared after leftist presidential candidate Veronika Mendoza did not garner enough votes to qualify for a runoff in the 2016 general election. Peru’s elections authority  Full Article »

Kuczynski seen facing Fujimori in Peru’s runoff for president
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 10, 2016 Leave a comment

Kuczynski seen facing Fujimori in Peru’s runoff for president

Early results from Peru’s 2016 elections show Pedro Pablo Kuczynski beating leftist Veronika Mendoza for a runoff against frontrunner Keiko Fujimori. Exit polls conducted by Ipsos and announced in the  Full Article »

Veronika Mendoza will not ruin Peru’s economy
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 5, 2016 3 comments

Veronika Mendoza will not ruin Peru’s economy

A Veronika Mendoza presidency will not wreak the economic havoc which some analysts fear. “Ruin” is a subjective term. To be clear, Veronika Mendoza’s policies would ruin Peru’s economy if  Full Article »