Post Tagged with: "Mario Vargas Llosa"

Vargas Llosa Calls Keiko Fujimori’s Lead for President ‘Troubling’

Vargas Llosa Calls Keiko Fujimori’s Lead for President ‘Troubling’

Peru’s Nobel Prize winning author Mario Vargas Llosa waded into the Andean country’s upcoming elections as he turned 80 on Monday. Vargas Llosa, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2010, said that there is “uncertainty” in the current presidential campaign due to the months-long lead that Keiko Fujimori […]

Vargas Llosa Plans to Campaign Against Fujimori in 2016

Vargas Llosa Plans to Campaign Against Fujimori in 2016

Mario Vargas Llosa, Peru’s Noble prize-winning author, said Wednesday that he will work on preventing Keiko Fujimori from being elected President in 2016. Vargas Llosa supported President Ollanta Humala when he ran in a second round vote against Fujimori in the 2011 election, narrowly defeating the former congresswoman and daughter […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 2 comments · Politics
Enrique Zileri, Caretas Magazine Publisher, Dies at 83

Enrique Zileri, Caretas Magazine Publisher, Dies at 83

Enrique Zileri, publisher and long-time editor of Peru’s leading news magazine Caretas, passed away early Monday.  A well-known defender of press freedom and a tireless investigator of corruption, he was 83 years old. Zileri led Caretas, which was co-founded by his mother Doris Gibson with Francisco Igartua in 1950, over several decades.  The […]

by · August 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Media
Vargas Llosa Says Goodbye to Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Vargas Llosa Says Goodbye to Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa bid farewell to a fellow Latin American literary giant, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who passed away on Friday at the age of 87. The two celebrated authors, both winners of the Nobel Prize for Literature, had been close friends early in their career but a later […]