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  1. July 18, 2013

    Deal on judicial appointments sparks violent protests in Peru

    Peruvian police tear-gassed hundreds of protesters in Lima last night after Congress appointed six new judges to the...

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    August 22, 2011

    PetroPeru: IPO ahead

    Humberto Campódonico has been head of state oil company PetroPeru for a week, but he is not wasting any time. “Oilonomics...

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    July 28, 2011

    Peru: Where's Alan Garcia?

    The only Latin American heads of state missing at Ollanta Humala’s inauguration as president of Peru on Thursday were...

  2. June 7, 2011

    Peru’s new president faces testing times

    Shortly before winning Peru’s presidency, Ollanta Humala paid a visit to an elite boys’ school in Lima and received a...

  3. June 6, 2011

    Mining sector feels heat as Peru turns left

    Shares in mining companies operating in Peru fell sharply on Monday after a leftwing former coup leader won a narrow victory...

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    June 6, 2011

    Investors sweat over Humala win

    embed1 Ollanta Humala looks set for victory over Keiko Fujimori in Peru’s hard-fought presidential election. That’s good...

  5. June 6, 2011

    Humala claims Peru election victory

    LIMA, June 6 – Leftwing former army commander Ollanta Humala claimed victory in Peru’s presidential election on Sunday and...

  6. June 6, 2011

    Humala ahead in Peru poll

    Ollanta Humala was heading for victory over Keiko Fujimori in Peru’s presidential run-off, according to an early ballot...

  7. beyondbrics

    June 5, 2011

    Peruvians vote between two extremes

    Peruvians elect a new president on Sunday with Ollanta Humala, a leftwing former army officer, leading opinion polls by the...

  8. June 3, 2011

    Peruvian voters face difficult presidential choice

    Peru’s nearly 20m voters are going to the polls this weekend to select as their next president either the daughter of a...

  9. beyondbrics

    May 31, 2011

    Peru's election: deeply polarised

    Whoever wins Peru’s deadlocked presidential race on June 5 will have to move fast to keep political polarisation from...

  10. May 23, 2011

    Peru’s voters to decide lesser of two evils

    It is sometimes said that a defining characteristic of high office is that leaders must often choose between the “bad” and...

  11. May 16, 2011

    Latin America’s new shining path

    In the small towns of Peru’s Andean highlands, every spare surface has been commandeered for a poster or a mural...

  12. May 8, 2011

    Correa boosts power with Ecuador poll win

    President Rafael Correa of Ecuador won a convincing victory in a 10-question referendum – the sixth time voters have backed...

  13. beyondbrics

    April 28, 2011

    Peru's candidates compete for Lula's legacy

    Peru is certainly not Brazil, but to the casual observer of the country’s upcoming presidential run-off this point could be...

  14. April 10, 2011

    Humala leads first round of Peru poll

    Peruvian presidential candidate Ollanta Humala, accompanied by his wife Nadine Heredia (right), greets supporters in Lima...

  15. April 8, 2011

    Humala set for Peruvian presidential poll win

    There’s a new starter at an upscale Limeño restaurant that likes to serve its ceviche with a dash of political commentary:...

  16. March 27, 2011

    Humala takes lead in Peru’s presidential race

    Ollanta Humala, a leftist former soldier, has taken the lead in Peru’s presidential race less than two weeks out from...

  17. March 22, 2011

    Moody’s raises Peru outlook ahead of election

    Moody’s on Monday raised its outlook on Peruvian government bonds to positive, undeterred by the sudden rise in popularity...

  18. February 17, 2011

    Peru reverses private data voting rule

    Peru’s elections watchdog has hastily withdrawn a rule requiring pollsters to pass on respondents’ personal data amid...

  19. January 15, 2011

    Toledo leads Peru’s presidential candidates

    Alejandro Toledo is leading Peru’s field of presidential candidates three months out from an election that will replace Alan...

  20. November 11, 2010

    Former Peru president to run for top job again

    Alejandro Toledo, the former Peruvian president who lead opposition to the now-jailed president Alberto Fujimori, has...

  21. September 18, 2010

    Candidate’s comments hit Lima mayoral race

    Lima’s mayoral race has taken an unexpected turn with the publication of an illegal wiretap of a leading candidate telling a...

  22. April 8, 2009

    Peruvian justice

    Alberto Fujimori, the former president of Peru, was sentenced this week to 25 years in jail on charges including involvement...

  23. April 8, 2009

    Fujimori given 25 years for killings

    Alberto Fujimori, the former president of Peru, was given a 25-year prison sentence in Lima yesterday after being found...

  24. April 8, 2009

    Fujimori jailed for 25 years over role in killings

    Alberto Fujimori, the former president of Peru, was given a 25-year prison sentence in Lima yesterday after being found...

  25. April 7, 2009

    Fujimori sentenced to 25 years

    Alberto Fujimori, the former president of Peru, was given a 25-year prison sentence in Lima on Tuesday after being found...

  26. April 6, 2009

    Journalist saved from death squad by quick-thinking family

    The death squad came for Gustavo Gorritti in the aftermath of Alberto Fujimori's 1992 "self-coup" to strip the...

  27. April 6, 2009

    Fujimori trial offers path to closure for Peru

    Alberto Fujimori, the former president of Peru who offered his resignation by fax after fleeing the country in 2000 in the...

  28. April 5, 2009

    Fujimori trial offers path to closure for Peru

    Alberto Fujimori, the former president of Peru who offered his resignation by fax after fleeing the country in 2000 in the...

  29. November 30, 2008

    Destructive PAD

    People’s power normally elicits at least a frisson of sympathy. But the antics of the People’s Alliance for Democracy –...

  30. April 5, 2008

    Despots' boltholes

    Securing suitable boltholes for superannuated tyrants is a modern problem that arguably began just as Napoleon was packed...

  31. April 4, 2008

    Despots’ boltholes

    Securing suitable boltholes for superannuated tyrants is a modern problem that arguably began just as Napoleon was packed...

  32. December 12, 2007

    Fujimori sentenced to six years in prison

    Alberto Fujimori, the former president of Peru, was sentenced Tuesday night to six years in prison for sending an aide to...

  33. September 22, 2007

    Court rules Fujimori to be extradited to Peru

    Chile's top court yesterday ruled that Alberto Fujimori, Peru's former president, will be extradited to face charges of...

  34. September 21, 2007

    Chile to extradite Fujimori to Peru

    Chile’s top court on Friday ruled that Alberto Fujimori, Peru’s former president, will be extradited to face charges of...

  35. July 12, 2007

    Dismay in Peru at ruling on Fujimori

    Campaigners in Peru reacted angrily yesterday to a Chilean judge's surprise ruling that there was not enough evidence to...

  36. July 11, 2007

    Fujimori escapes extradition back to Peru

    Campaigners in Peru reacted angrily on Wednesday to a Chilean judge’s surprise ruling that there was not enough evidence to...

  37. July 11, 2007

    Observer: Persistent Fujimori

    Alberto Fujimori, the former president of Peru and an Observer regular, is showing he is quite serious about his plan to win...

  38. July 10, 2007

    Observer: Short skirts, short attention spans?

    You would have thought the opposition Democratic party of Japan had a fair chance of wooing half the nation’s voters in this...

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