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Dysfunctional politics stands in the way of Peru’s economy
More than 10 years of spectacular economic growth have come to an end in Peru with the conclusion of an era of extraordinarily high commodity prices. This sharp downturn coincides with general elections for the presidency and the legislature. Investors and Peruvians in general are assessing what has been achieved, weighing the challenges that the country is facing ...
Crime and corruption add to Peru’s economic woes
Peru’s gold and copper exports have helped it become one of Latin America’s leading economic performers, but falling worldwide mineral prices and internal environmental opposition have hit its trade figures. The government has implemented several economic stimulus measures, but it also has to deal with growing organised crime and corruption. ...
Ollanta Humala’s chance to capitalise on Peru’s economic success
Peru’s President Ollanta Humala made a promise when he became president in 2011 – that he would not seek to hold on to power after his 2016 term ends. But he has been pushing the presidential ambitions of his wife and Peru’s first lady, Nadine Heredia. This was alienating support ...