Post Tagged with: "2011 presidential elections"

What should Peru do (2)?

What should Peru do (2)?

“What should Peru do (1)?” appeared on June 4. Ollanta Humala 51.3% of the vote against 48.7% for Keiko Fujimori. Those who stayed up a good part of election night were rewarded with the news that the clear winner was Steven Levitsky, a Harvard professor of government who is teaching […]

Fujimori, Humala make last effort for undecided voters

Entering the final stretch of a polarized campaign, presidential hopefuls Keiko Fujimori and Ollanta Humala sent out their last messages Thursday night in an attempt to bait some 10 percent of the electorate that is still undecided. Both candidates closed their campaigns with rallies in Peruvian capital Lima attended by […]

What should Peru do?

What should Peru do?

This article by Paul Goulder looks at the 2011 Peru presidential election from the point of view of economics and history, and first from the economic experience of Peru from 1960 to 2007.   — Peru has spent forty-five of the last fifty years bumping along the bottom of a GNP […]

Business is betting that Keiko will be first past the post in a photo-finish

By Nicholas Asheshov  — If the secret polls are right, and the stock market, which shot sharply up seven points on Thursday, clearly thinks they are, Keiko Fujimori will squeak past Ollanta Humala to win the run-off election on Sunday June 5 and become president as of July 28, 2011 […]