Post Tagged with: "Hugo Chavez"

Peru Backs OAS-Led Solution to Venezuela Crisis

Peru’s government is backing an Organization of American States-led solution to the political crisis that has gripped Venezuela, Premier Rene Cornejo said. Cornejo, appointed to lead President Ollanta Humala’s cabinet last Monday, replaces Cesar Villanueva as the fifth premier in Humala’s two-year-old administration. Cornejo was previously the housing minister. “We […]

Vargas Llosa Criticizes Peru’s Humala for Comments on Venezuela’s Chavez

Vargas Llosa Criticizes Peru’s Humala for Comments on Venezuela’s Chavez

Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa called the praise given to deceased former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez by Latin American leaders, including Peru’s Ollanta Humala, as “pathetic.” Vargas Llosa, a strong defender of open economies, free trade and democracy, was long a critic of Chavez for undermining democratic institutions and spreading economic […]

Humala Sends Message of Support to Venezuela After Chavez’ Passing

Humala Sends Message of Support to Venezuela After Chavez’ Passing

President Ollanta Humala sent a message to Venezuela on Tuesday expressing his “deepest sorrow” on the death of Hugo Chavez. Chavez, a fiery left-wing populist, passed away on Tuesday after months of battling cancer. He was 58 years old. “In the name of the Peruvian people and in the name […]

by · March 6, 2013 · 0 comments · Andean Region, Politics
Peru’s Humala Congratulates Correa on Ecuador Election Victory

Peru’s Humala Congratulates Correa on Ecuador Election Victory

President Ollanta Humala has congratulated his Ecuadorean counterpart, Rafael Correa, on his re-election over the weekend. In a letter to President Correa, Humala said the re-election victory will allow the two Andean countries to deepen ties, daily El Comercio reported. “I’m convinced that we will continue working in coordination to promote […]