Tag: <span>Ollanta Humala</span>

Andean Leaders Face Corruption Probes

Top Story — The presidents of Peru and Bolivia have both been associated with large-scale corruption investigations in recent days. A Brazilian federal police report from Feb. 5 asserts that […] Read More >

Espionage Allegations Threaten Relations Between Peru and Chile

Top Story — The diplomatic crisis between Peru and Chile over a suspected spying plot intensified over the weekend as Peruvian President Ollanta Humala sent a strongly worded letter to […] Read More >

Death Toll Rises In Peru Mining Protests

Top Story— The state of emergency in Peru’s Cajamarca province continued Wednesday after another civilian was killed in protests over the $4.8 billion Conga mining project. On Tuesday, Peruvian Justice […] Read More >

Peru Says Pregnant Women Could Face Jail Time For Protesting

Top Story — The Peruvian government on Tuesday threatened to arrest pregnant women participating in a protest march against the U.S.-based Newmont’s $4.8 billion Conga mining project, based on a claim […] Read More >

Peru: Shining Path Leader Says Kidnapping Achieved Objectives

Today in Latin America Top Story — Shining Path rebel leader Martin Quispe Palomino said in a television broadcast Wednesday that the guerrilla group kidnapped 36 gas construction workers as part of […] Read More >

Peruvian President Ollanta Humala’s Brother Complains of Prison Beating

Today in Latin America Top Story —  Peruvian President Ollanta Humala arranged to have his younger brother Antauro transferred to solitary confinement while he serves a 19-year prison sentence, but he […] Read More >

Peru: Ollanta Humala Fires 30 Police Commanders In Corruption Clean-Up

Today in Latin America Top Story — Peruvian President Ollanta Humala fired two-thirds of the country’s top police commanders in a move intended to root out corruption. Thirty of Peru’s […] Read More >

Humala Sworn In As Peru’s New President; Promises Growth Will Include Poor

Peru swore in Ollanta Humala as the country’s new president Thursday, succeeding outgoing president Alán García. Humala, a former lieutenant colonel in the Peruvian army, campaigned on a platform of […] Read More >

Peru’s Humala Surprised By Obama During White House Meeting; Holds Talks With Clinton

Today in Latin America Top Story — Peru’s President-elect Ollanta Humala had a surprise meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington D.C. Humala, who was in the U.S. to […] Read More >

Peru’s Humala Visits U.S. To Meet With Hillary Clinton; Possibly With Obama

Peruvian President-elect Ollanta Humala is one his way to the United States for a number of  high-profile meetings Wednesday in Washington D.C. In his first trip to the U.S. since […] Read More >