By Luis Arce, 4 June 2011
A week before Peruvians go to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president, nearly 20,000 members of the Aymara native ethnic group occupied the city of Puno.
By Luis Arce, 13 April 2011
The nationalist candidate of Gana Peru (Peru Wins), former army officer Ollanta Humala, won the first round of the presidential election in Peru.
By Luis Arce, 2 April 2011
The meteoric rise of Ollanta Humala to first place in the polls two weeks before Peruvians elect a new president has taken the media and the country’s ruling elite by surprise.
By Luis Arce, 2 March 2011
Two weeks ago, El Comercio, Peru’s most influential newspaper, began publishing secret cables from the US embassy in Lima released by of WikiLeaks. What has been released so far reveals the degree of submission and dependency on US imperialism by all the major political parties of the Peruvian bourgeoisie.
By Cesar Uco, 11 October 2010
The Peruvian elections have dealt a humiliating defeat to the traditional parties, with a “resurgence of the left” being proclaimed in Lima, and the victory of regional groupings elsewhere in the country.
By Luis Arce, 15 July 2009
Peru’s President Garcia is moving towards a confrontation with the working class in the wake of nationwide protests over the recent massacre in the Amazon basin.
By our correspondent in Lima, 15 July 2009
Thousands of workers marched in Lima, Peru on July 8 in opposition to the free-market economic policies of President Alan Garcia.
By Luis Arce, 23 June 2009
In the face of mass protests over the recent massacre in the Amazon basin and continuing blockades by indigenous groups, the Peruvian government has been forced to repeal two decrees opening up the region to exploitation.
By Luis Arce, 13 June 2009
A wave of mass demonstrations and marches swept across the whole of Peru Thursday in popular repudiation of the government’s massacre of Amazon Indians last week.
By Luis Arce, 8 June 2009
A massacre carried out by heavily armed Peruvian security against protesting Amazon Indians left dozens dead as the Garcia government attempts to open up the region to exploitation by the transnational corporations.
By Luis Arce, 10 April 2009
A three-judge panel of Peru’s Supreme Court unanimously sentenced former President Alberto Fujimori to 25 years in prison Tuesday for his role in two massacres carried out by the military death squad known as Grupo Colina, as well as kidnappings.
By Luis Arce, 9 April 2009
Responding to fears that growing social unrest will scare off foreign capital, Peruvian President Alan Garcia vowed to employ extra-constitutional power to guarantee the security of foreign investments in Peru.
11 November 2008
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