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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, […]

OP-ED: Why Humala?

By Eleanor Griffis, Peruvian Times Publisher ~ Two weeks ago, presidential candidate Ollanta Humala took an oath to abide by a list of 12 conditions that would ensure the defense of democracy and rule of law if he is elected president. The event was significant but it didn’t get much […]

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 […]

Presidential candidate Humala swears to God to respect Peruvian democracy (with podcast interview: Alvaro Vargas Llosa)

Presidential candidate Humala swears to God to respect Peruvian democracy (with podcast interview: Alvaro Vargas Llosa)

With his right hand resting on a gilded bible, presidential candidate Ollanta Humala swore before a who’s who of Peruvian civil society on Thursday to respect the nation’s democracy and make no attempt to alter the Constitution or the market economy if he is elected in the June 5 runoff […]