Post Tagged with: "Nick Asheshov"

Colourless campaign heads into final stretch

Colourless campaign heads into final stretch

 With, as before, Fujimori and Kuczynski leading the polls By Nicholas Asheshov ✐ What catches the eye from the polls less than two weeks before the elections is that more than a third of the electorate have it seems not decided for who they are going to vote. This is […]

Mano a Mano between Kuczynski and Fujimori

Mano a Mano between Kuczynski and Fujimori

By Nicholas Asheshov ✐ Let’s get straight to the point. Pedro Pablo Kuczynski — tough, experienced, knowledgeable — today has a good shot at becoming the next President of Peru. He goes into the final four weeks of the election campaign with 14 percent support, according to IPSO, ahead of […]

John Hemming Lecture: Two English Friends of Peru

John Hemming Lecture: Two English Friends of Peru

British author and explorer John Hemming will be giving a series of talks in Lima next week, beginning on Monday at the Teatro Britanico. Hemming is perhaps most known in Peru for his best-selling ‘Conquest of the Incas’, a must-read that Mario Vargas Llosa has described as an “extraordinary book.”  […]

Why, or Rather How, Peru Threw $25 Billion Down the Drain

By Nicholas Asheshov ✐ The Central Bank (BCRP) has stepped up slightly the rate of devaluation of the Sol though it continues to burn, every week,  hundreds of millions of the country’s diminishing foreign reserves. Towards the end of last week the dollar was costing close to an official S/.3.40, […]