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.
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?
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.