Archive for March, 2011

Humala lacks support to implement reforms if elected, says political scientist

Humala lacks support to implement reforms if elected, says political scientist

Leftist presidential candidate Ollanta Humala would be unable to implement many of his reforms if he wins this year’s election, according to political scientist and the former director of the Institute for Peruvian Studies, Julio Cotler. Humala’s reforms, which have raised investors’ eyebrows at home and abroad, would not have […]

Inca Rebellion of 1536 Archaeological Tour

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First set of Machu Picchu artifacts to be returned on March 30

This week Peru is to receive the first batch of artifacts that were taken from Machu Picchu nearly a century ago for research at Yale University, Culture Minister Juan Ossio said. “We expect that the pieces will arrive Wednesday. They will be received at the Government Palace by the President and will then be displayed […]

Poll leader Humala says will respect Central Bank independence, FTAs

Poll leader Humala says will respect Central Bank independence, FTAs

Presidential candidate Ollanta Humala, who recently overtook opponents in opinion polls less than two weeks before Peru’s general elections, said he would respect the independence of the Central Bank if elected, financial daily Gestion reported. Humala, the leader of Peru’s leftist Gana Peru alliance who favours more state control in […]