Post Tagged with: "2011 presidential elections"

Nobel writer Vargas Llosa removes weekly column from El Comercio

Nobel writer Vargas Llosa removes weekly column from El Comercio

Novelist and Nobel 2010 winner Mario Vargas Llosa wrote a harsh letter to the publisher of El Comercio daily on Monday, explaining his reasons for rescinding any right to the newspaper to republish his syndicated column from Madrid’s newspaper El País: Dear Publisher, I have asked the daily El País to, […]

Political scientists say No to Keiko Fujimori

A group of leading Peruvian and foreign political scientists signed a statement this week to say they believe Keiko Fujimori would be the worst option as leader of Peru. The full statement reads:  “Peru is preparing for an election next June 5 in which none of the two presidential candidates exhibits […]

Araoz to support Fujimori in presidential run-off

Araoz to support Fujimori in presidential run-off

Peru’s former minister of Economy and Finance, Mercredes Araoz, has decided to support presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori in the second round vote on June 5, daily El Comercio reported. Araoz said she could not vote for Fujimori’s opponent, leftist Ollanta Humala, because of the “inconsistencies” in his discourse and government […]

PPK confirms support for Fujimori, Toledo backs Humala

PPK confirms support for Fujimori, Toledo backs Humala

Former Prime Minister Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has confirmed his support for presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori in the June 5 runoff vote against leftist Ollanta Humala, daily El Comercio reported. “I’m going to vote for Keiko,” said Kuczynski, who was eliminated as a candidate in this election after finishing in third […]