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Political giants fall in Peru’s 2016 election
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 13, 2016 Leave a comment

Political giants fall in Peru’s 2016 election

The 2016 general elections on Sunday saw veterans Alan Garcia, Alejandro Toledo and Lourdes Flores handily defeated and indefinitely sidelined from Peru’s politics. Two-time former President Alan Garcia garnered less  Full Article »

Peru: tens of thousands march against abortion in Lima
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 17, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru: tens of thousands march against abortion in Lima

Lima closed two of its main avenues to accommodate tens of thousands of demonstrators in the annual March for Life protest on Saturday. The pro-life march started at the intersection  Full Article »

Peru’s presidential candidates select running mates
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 21, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru’s presidential candidates select running mates

All but one of Peru’s leading presidential candidates have selected their vice presidents for 2016 elections. Leading presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of former President Alberto Fujimori, has selected  Full Article »

Peru: Alan Garcia wins party alliances for 2016 elections
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 11, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru: Alan Garcia wins party alliances for 2016 elections

The Popular Christian Party (PPC) will back APRA leader and presidential candidate Alan Garcia in Peru’s 2016 elections. The alliance with Peru’s traditional conservative party which counts helps the campaign  Full Article »

Peru’s historic conservative party at risk of imploding
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 30, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru’s historic conservative party at risk of imploding

An internal battle for control threatens to destroy Peru’s historic right-wing political party, the Popular Christian Party (PPC). The crisis came to a head last week when former PPC presidential  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 »