Post Tagged with: "Susana Villaran"

Peru’s Left Aims to Regroup Ahead of 2016 Election

Peru’s Left Aims to Regroup Ahead of 2016 Election

Peru’s political left is trying to regroup after its falling out with President Ollanta Humala and prepare for next year’s presidential election. Well-known leftist politicians and activists have announced the creation of a new leftist political group, aimed at defeating the established right-wing candidates expected to run for office next year, […]

Former Lima Mayor Given Security After Two Muggings

Former Lima Mayor Given Security After Two Muggings

The Ministry of Interior today assigned a personal security detail for Lima’s former mayor, Susana Villarán, following two muggings in the past two weeks. Last night, Villaran was just leaving her office in a taxi that she had called for when a car intercepted the taxi and two men got […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Crime, Law & Justice, Lima, Politics

Former Mayor Castañeda Has Big Lead in Race for Lima Mayor

The former mayor of Lima, Luis Castañeda, continues to have a wide lead over opponents only two weeks before the vote, according to a new poll. A poll published on Monday by Datum said that Castañeda had 57.7 percent support, well-above his next closest rivals. Salvador Heresi, the current mayor […]

by · September 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Lima, Politics

Castañeda Appeals Elections Board Block to Run for Mayor

Lima mayoral candidate Luis Castañeda filed an appeal this week with the National Elections Board, to turn down a ruling that bars him from running in the October elections because he provided false information in his curriculum vitae. The ruling was handed down by the special municipal elections board, on […]

by · September 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Lima, Politics