Congress and the Obama administration make clear they have not learned from two decades of failed trade policies and a devastating financial crisis in pushing the Trans-Pacific Partnership forward.
Peru is grappling with a host of issues stemming from its violent struggle against insurgent movements.
A recent Peruvian Supreme Court decision on a death squad is a setback for human rights in the country.
A recent sentence for members of a death squad represents a step backward for Peru on human rights.
Half a year into his presidency, Peru’s Ollanta Humala has not been the Chavez clone his critics predicted.
The government of Peru is getting tough on traffickers and encouraging farmers to plant alternative crops, but will it work?
In the face of a disturbing past and widespread apathy, leftist students struggle to encourage political action on campus.
If new Peruvian President Ollanta Humala institutes aggressive policies that threaten coca production and leave behind piles of bodies, his political future will be in doubt.
With a slim majority in Congress and a still-strong conservative opposition, Ollanta Humala may well find it difficult to implement even his moderate program of change.
Ollanta Humala’s victory over Keiko Fujimori represents the triumph of hope over fear.
First, Ollanta Humala needs to calm the roiled political waters of Peru.
Would a Peru court free former President Fujimori, a convicted human-rights felon?
United States fears losing Peru to camp of Venezuela, Bolivia, et al; backs Fujimori for president.
Many support Ollanta Humala to prevent the return, in the form of his daughter, of former President Alberto Fujimori’s human rights abuses.
Keiko Fujimori’s Candidacy Just Adds Insult to the Injury That Her Father Inflicted on the Body Politic of Peru
Many in Peru take Keiko Fujimori’s candidacy for the presidency personal.