Golden Cages: Wealth and Misery in Peru’s Highlands
Source: ZNet "Chiquito, chiquito, chiquito " she says quietly, shaking her head as she describes how incredibly small the airplane looks in the sky from the fertile land she stands on. But Doña Maria, a Quechua […]
Ollanta Humala: Peru’s Next President?
The first round of Peru’s presidential election makes maverick nationalist Ollanta Humala the favourite. […]
U.S. Meddling in Peruvian Presidential Race?
Something smells funny about the recent denunciation of maverick Peruvian presidential candidate Ollanta Humala for alleged human rights violations. Before the accusations, Humala was riding high as the leading candidate in Peru’s presidential elections. Investigations […]
No Justice in Peru
Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo has come under fire for backing the creation of what many perceive as a kangaroo court to "prosecute" military officials accused of human rights violations. Toledo recently backed the creation of a judicial […]
Peruvian Candidate Worries Investors
The mining and energy industries are worried that an indigenous presidential candidate in Peru whose leading in the polls could change business as usual in the Latin American country. Ollanta Humala, a populist and retired […]