Venezuela pulls ambassador from Peru

CARACAS, Venezuela, May 4 (UPI) -- Venezuela will withdrawal its ambassador from Peru after Lima decided to pull its head of mission from Caracas, Globovision TV reported Thursday.

Peru: Garcia gets runoff spot

LIMA, May 3 (UPI) -- Peruvian presidential hopeful Alan Garcia won a runoff spot against front-running candidate Ollanta Humala, El Comercio reported online Wednesday.

Peru recalls ambassador from Venezuela

LIMA, May 1 (UPI) -- Peru recalled its ambassador from Venezuela following accusations that Venezuela was interfering in Peru's presidential elections.

Humala to face Garcia in Peruvian election

LIMA, April 26 (UPI) -- Peru's presidential ticket appears set, with former army officer Ollanta Humala leading all candidates heading into next month's second round of elections. Humala's opponent likely will be former President Alan Garcia, El Comercio reported Wednesday. Garc

Peru: Humala won't testify against brother

LIMA, April 24 (UPI) -- Peruvian presidential candidate Ollanta Humala refused Monday to testify against his brother, who is on trial for leading an uprising.

Peruvian presidential hopefuls blast FTA

LA PAZ, Peru, April 13 (UPI) -- Peru's decision to sign a free-trade agreement with Washington is drawing fire from leading candidates in the nation's upcoming presidential election.

Peru to face May presidential run-off

LIMA, April 10 (UPI) -- Peru appeared set Monday for a two-way presidential runoff election between a nationalist ex-army officer and one of two contenders running neck-and-neck.

Humala wins early round in Peru voting

LIMA, April 9 (UPI) -- Former Army officer Ollanta Humala has won the first round of presidential elections in Peru, El Comercio reported online Sunday, citing exit polls.

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Peru approves transnational highway

LIMA, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo approved Thursday the construction of a 1,600-mile highway from the Pacific coast to Brazil.

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The Bear's Lair: The doomed continent?

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Late in 2001 I wrote a piece on Latin America "The darkening continent" that aroused considerable reader skepticism, since at that time Latin America was still

The Bear's Lair: Redline Latin America?-I

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Traditionally, U.S. banks "redlined" certain inner-city areas, refusing to lend to inhabitants thereof because they believed nobody living there could be an acceptable credit risk. As the political and economic situation in Latin America deteriorates, the
MARTIN HUTCHINSON, UPI Business and Economics Editor

Analysis: Peru - From Garcia to Garcia?

BOSTON, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- This is a tale of three presidents, from three different ethnic groups, and a country. Where is the country heading?
IAN CAMPBELL, UPI Chief Economics Correspondent
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