Topic: Ollanta Humala
It is unclear whether the two modern Shining Path factions are revolutionaries or simply drug runners, but President Humala, who was sworn in today, has promised to 'wipe out' the groups.
07/28/2011 02:43 pm
Peru's new President Ollanta Humala is a former Army officer who once led a rebellion. He faces the task of maintaining rapid economic growth while diffusing growing social unrest.
07/28/2011 11:13 am
Brazil just launched a new, multibillion-dollar program to aid the 16 million Brazilians still living in extreme poverty. The program is the latest in an effort across Latin America to stamp out poverty.
07/07/2011 12:20 pm
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The Copa America, which brings together Latin America's top soccer teams once every four years, is set to start July 1. The volcano ash has already prompted hundreds of flights to be canceled.
06/15/2011 02:23 pm
To improve the security of Peruvians in far-flung parts of the country, President-elect Ollanta Humala has pledged to 'protect and empower' citizen self-defense groups. Is that a good idea?
06/14/2011 04:56 pm
The Dow fell about 61 points, with a weak performance by banks and energy
06/06/2011 05:59 pm
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After edging out Keiko Fujimori in one of the tightest elections in the country's history, Ollanta Humala will try to help the poorest Peruvians while still maintaining Peru's economic growth.
06/06/2011 12:15 pm
The rebranding of left-leaning populist Ollanta Humala ahead of today's Peru election shows the wide spectrum of leftism in today's Latin America and how the most radical fold has started to wane.
06/05/2011 03:10 pm