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Ollanta Humala

One Book Peru's Presidents Really Must Read

David Hill | Posted 05.21.2012 | Books
David Hill

There's a wonderful moment in The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazon's Last Uncontacted Tribes when the author, Scott Wallace, finds himself staring at a path apparently made by indigenous people living without any contact with outsiders.

Andrea Long Chavez

WATCH: Four Years Later, Pisco Earthquake Refugees Get Water And Power | Andrea Long Chavez | Posted 03.26.2012 | Latino Voices

LOS ANGELES -- Finally, more than four years since an 8.0-magnitude earthquake devastated the colonial port city of Pisco, Peru, refugees living in th...

Peru President Replaces Over Half Of His Cabinet

AP | FRANKLIN BRICENO | Posted 07.29.2013 | World

LIMA, Peru -- Peruvian President Ollanta Humala replaced more than half his Cabinet on Sunday, a day after accepting its chief minister's resignation ...

Proposed Gold Mine Riles Local People In Peru

GlobalPost | Posted 12.07.2011 | World

President Ollanta Humala's tightrope act was never going to be easy: keeping Peru's economy booming while cracking down on the mining industry'...

Peru Declares Emergency Over Protests

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 02.03.2012 | World

LIMA, Peru — Opponents of Peru's biggest mining investment said Monday they felt betrayed by the president's decision to impose a state of emerg...

Peru President's Eccentric Family Causes Headaches For Leader

AP | By FRANKLIN BRICENO and CARLA SALAZAR | Posted 12.06.2011 | World

LIMA, Peru -- President Ollanta Humala has kept his public appearances to a minimum in his just over two months in office and strived to avoid controv...

WikiLeaks: U.S. and Brazil Vie for Power in Peru

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 10.15.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

The geopolitical competition for Peru has fallen somewhat under the radar, but a close reading of WikiLeaks cables lays bare Washington's secret agenda.

Peru Swears In New President: Who Is Ollanta Humala?

The Christian Science Monitor | Lucien Chauvin | Posted 09.27.2011 | World

Peru's new president, Ollanta Humala, takes office today and may need all the skills of his Inca warrior namesake to juggle multiple social demands wh...

Ollanta Humala Sworn In As President In Peru

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 09.27.2011 | World

LIMA, Peru — Ollanta Humala, the leftist military man who won Peru's presidency after abandoning a radical platform, promised in his inaugural a...

Humala: We Wait

Christopher Sabatini | Posted 08.16.2011 | World
Christopher Sabatini

Will Ollanta Humala be the Peruvian equivalent of Venezuela's Chávez or Brazil's Lula? The answer, on which may hang Peru's torrid rates of economic growth, has become a parlor game.

Can A Chávista Become A Lulaista?

Foreign Policy | Posted 08.06.2011 | World

As political makeovers go, Peruvian presidential contender Ollanta Humala's has been striking. The former army officer backed a military coup in 2005,...

Leftist Candidate Narrowly Wins Peru Election

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 08.06.2011 | World

LIMA, Peru — A leftist former army officer with questioned human rights credentials narrowly won Peru's presidency in a bitterly fought runoff w...

Peru's Hotly-Contested Presidential Runoff Marked By Mudslinging

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.03.2011 | World

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Smears, insults and dirty tricks are nothing new in Peruvian politics, but the mudslinging is especially virulent ahead of Sunday'...

Giuliani Now Fighting the War of Terror in Peru

Dennis Jett | Posted 07.23.2011 | World
Dennis Jett

One can only wonder how much Rudy Giuliani is collecting to intervene in Peruvian politics and where that money came from.

Peruvian Elections: The View From Cuba

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 07.07.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

It is difficult to remain silent when you see your neighbor in such a difficult dilemma, and you know that the path they choose will mark a part of the path of every Latin American.

Is Peru's Political Suicide America's Future?

Dennis Jett | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics
Dennis Jett

Peru had its presidential election on Sunday, and the outcome could not have been worse. Few Americans will care about that, but they should. The result may be America's future.

Peru Presidential Election May Be Most Unpredictable In Decades

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 06.09.2011 | World

LIMA, Peru — This resource-rich, corruption-bedeviled Andean nation is notorious for its volatile politics. Even so, Sunday's presidential elect...