Friday, April 19, 2024


Peruvian elections: Old names and new speeches

The author analyses the election campaign in Peru, three months before Peruvians choose a new President and parliament.

Undermining Development? EU Trade Policy on Natural Resources

A recent report by Traidcraft Exchange, Oxfam Germany and partner organisations, questions the extent to which countries like Peru benefit from such agreements.

The politics of Tweedledum and Tweedledee

As the date for setting presidential candidacies approaches, the Lima press is absorbed by the composition of the eventual line up. Who will run with whom? What sort of alliances are in the works?

Peru: green light for extradition

A US appeals court okays the extradition to Peru of the 'Butcher of the Andes'. Ángel Páez reports.

Peru: Lima’s new mayor

In a special article for LAB, Nick Caistor, who has worked closely with Susana Villarán over the last 15 years, looks at the person and the politician.

Uncle Nobel and the Scriptwriter

Fellow Peruvian, Javier Farje, who years later studied at the same military college as Mario Vargas Llosa, is delighted that the Nobel Committee has finally recognised the genius of his compatriot.

Bulletin 22 February 2010

Argentina: Government “close” to getting continental support in Falklands dispute ♦ Haiti: final toll could reach the 300,000 ♦ Brazil: former guerrilla becomes presidential candidate ♦ Peru’s exports still dominated

Bulletin 18 February 2010

Haiti: US missionaries to go home ♦ Oil exploration to go ahead despite Argentinean obstacles ♦ Mexico: Calderón returns to Ciudad Juarez and promises more help ♦ Peru: oil sector will grow in 2010 ♦ Venezuela: calls to declare

Bulletin 16 February 2010

 Haiti: illness threatens survivors and orphaned children ♦ Nicaragua: Indigenous peoples are not citizens ♦ Peru: politics and show business mix well ♦ Venezuela: desperate attempts to solve energy crisis ♦ Heavy rains are the


 Mexico: Calderón presents plan for Ciudad Juárez ♦ Haiti: US missionaries released ♦ Peru: “Accomplice” of Montesinos arrested ♦ Lula changes his party’s economic plans ♦ Forest fires continue in Venezuela

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