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· April, 2006

Stories about Peru from April, 2006

Bolivia, Venezuela, Cuba: Morales’ TCP

Evo Morales has announced a free trade agreement with Venezuela and Cuba. A free trade agreement except that it shall be called a TCP, or “Trade Agreement of the Peoples.”...

Peru: Looking to the Second Round

Patrice explains the en vogue Peruvian saying, “it now remains to choose between AIDS and cancer.” Boz cites a new poll which has Alan Garcia leading Ollanta Humala in the...

Peru: An Alliance Against Humala?

With more than 99% of the vote counted it is clear that Ollanta Humala will face Alan Garcia in the second round presidential elections. Un Lobo en Peru mentions a...

Peru: Miss Peru Universe 2006

With just 5% of uncounted votes remaining Un Lobo en Peru takes a brief break from the election madness to describe the blooper-filled pageant which sends Fiorella Viñas to the...

Peru: Votes by Region

Peru Election 2006 has a handy graph breaking down the votes between Lima, outside of Lima, and outside the country. The votes for Lourdes Flores predictably decrease with each column.

Peru: Nearing 92% of Votes Counted

Another day, another percentage point of votes counted in Peru. Un Lobo en Peru, contrary to what Andres Oppenheimer says, claims that Ollanta Humala is not compromising his nationalistic rhetoric....

Peru: The Voice Of Mother Earth

Un Lobo en Perú explains how even mother earth is getting restless for Peru's final election results. Also noted, the lowest abstention rate in over five decades.

Peru, Italy: The Vote Abroad

As the expatriate vote's influence on the Peruvian elections continues to be discussed, The Latin Americanist says that Italians living in Latin America played a crucial role in Romano Prodi's...

Peru: Vote Counting Continues

As the expatriate vote continues to be counted, the margin of Alan Garcia's small second place lead over Lourdes Flores is narrowing. Un lobo en Perú has the latest numbers...

Peru: Elections and Easter

Un lobo en Perú says that the nail-biting countdown to see who will face Ollanta Humala in the second round of presidential elections will take a back-seat as Peruvians celebrate...

Peru: Fighting for Second Place

A.M. Mora y Leon hopes that the vote from abroad will carry conservative candidate Lourdes Flores into the second round of presidential elections. Enrique Mendizabal (ES) says that it would...

Peru's First Round Elections

“Ubique Su Mesa” (Find Your Polling Place) by Patrice. With about 85% percent of the votes counted, the fate of Peru's second round presidential elections depends largely on the narrow...

Peru: Women Bloggers on Elections

Liz Henry summarized what Peru's female bloggers were discussing going into elections this past weekend.

Peru, China: First Round Election Analysis

Peru Election 2006 and Un Lobo en Perú both have the latest numbers and analysis from yesterday's presidential elections in Peru. China Confidential explains why Chinese officials aren't ecstatic about...

Peru: Arguedas

Jon of Posthegemony makes a table of contents of the many posts he has written about Peruvian author José María Arguedas.

Peru: Fujimori Rumored to be Extradited Soon

Patrice writes that Ex-president Fujimori has married a Japanese woman for what Patrice believes are political reasons. Un Lobo en Perú says that Fujimori is rumored to be extradited from...

Peru: Protest Against Ollanta Humala

Andrés Duque has posted pictures of yesterday's protest against presidential candidate Ollanta Humala by Lima's LGBT community just days before the country heads to the polls. Un Lobo en Perú...

Peru: Pro-Gay Protests Tomorrow

Andrés Duque announces two planned protests in Lima against recent anti-homosexual statements by the mother of presidential candidate Ollanta Humala.

Argentina, Cuba, Peru: China and Latin America

Boz criticizes the special coverage by the BBC, arguing that they are “falling into the usual memes about Latin America,” including a biased view of Latin Americans’ reactions to increasing...

Peru: Churchless Sunday

Patrice explains why church services will be outlawed this Sunday in Peru.

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