Post Tagged with: "Hernando De Soto"

Quo Vadis Hernando?

A Critique of One of Peru’s (and the World’s) Most Respected Intellectuals — By Diego de Soto ✐ Special to the Peruvian Times ☄ Hernando de Soto has been a public figure in Peru for more than twenty-five years. Many informed Peruvians are familiar with his ideas on property formalization and bureaucratic […]

International Analysis — Locked Out of Prosperity

Op-Ed by Hernando de Soto —The Mark News —  It will soon be three years since Mohamed Bouazizi, a fruit vendor in the Tunisian town of Sidi Bouzid, stood outside the local governor’s office, doused himself in lighter fluid, and lit himself on fire. Bouazizi’s public self-immolation triggered the so-called […]

Vargas Llosa, De Soto launch attacks in presidential campaign

Vargas Llosa, De Soto launch attacks in presidential campaign

As Peru’s second round presidential vote approaches and opinion polls continue to show a tight race between leftist Ollanta Humala and right-wing Keiko Fujimori, two of Peru’s most internationally acclaimed intellectuals are squaring off. The war of words between economist Hernando de Soto and Nobel Prize winning author Mario Vargas […]

De Soto confirms support for Fujimori

De Soto confirms support for Fujimori

Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto has confirmed his support for presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori in the second round vote scheduled for June 5, daily La Republica reported. De Soto said he would provide technical support to a potential Fujimori administration, although denied he would seek a cabinet post, including that of […]