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Peru's Accidental President Speaks

Ximena Ortiz | Posted 06.30.2015 | Latino Voices
Ximena Ortiz

Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo told me, half-jokingly, that he exists in the error margin of the world of probabilities. Indeed, his rise shouldn't have been. Toledo doesn't just come from poverty. He was born of a poverty so dire, his siblings were dying of it.

Protesters Focus On Peru's Political Establishment

William Lee | Posted 10.02.2013 | World
William Lee

Rather than being focused on local issues, such as the impact of large-scale mining, the protests have expressed a broad frustration with Peru's political establishment. In this way, they mirror recent protests in Brazil.

When I Met Aung San Suu Kyi

Eliane Karp-Toledo | Posted 12.19.2012 | World
Eliane Karp-Toledo

She was unable to accept this distinction in person until she was released from prison, like many other awards she was given during her years of incarceration. How does one remain so serene and lucid after 15 years of imprisonment?

The Politics of Dinners With Exes

Philip N. Howard | Posted 02.28.2012 | World
Philip N. Howard

Ex-President George W. Bush, Peru's ex-President Alejandro Toledo, and Bolivia's ex-President Jorge Quiroga are all important public figures who are dealing with managing their status as former heads of state.

Lessons from Legends at One Young World

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marian Salzman

The inaugural One Young World summit under way this week in London is a next-generation Davos: a gathering of hundreds of future leaders from the worl...