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2006-07-05 19:21:49

BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Peruvian President-elect Alan Garcia denied on Wednesday he is seeking a regional strategic alliance against Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. Garcia, who will assume the presidency on July 28, arrived in Bogota to meet for the first time Colombia's President Alvaro Uribe. Garcia has already visited Chile and Brazil and heads to Ecuador on Thursday. Some analysts say Garcia is pushing for a regional bloc with Brazil, Chile and Colombia to balance Chavez'...

2006-06-13 15:57:24

By Guido Nejamkis BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - Peruvian President-elect Alan Garcia said on Tuesday he would not apologize to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to end a diplomatic rift, and he declared he wanted close ties with Brazil. Venezuela and Peru withdrew their respective ambassadors in May in a diplomatic spat provoked by Peruvian allegations that Chavez was interfering in Peru's presidential runoff between Garcia and Chavez-backed candidate Ollanta Humala. "Don't ask me to...

2006-04-11 16:50:48

By Robin Emmott and Kevin Gray LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Left-leaning former President Alan Garcia, whose rule ended in economic ruin, led his pro-business rival on Tuesday in a battle for a runoff spot in Peru's election, sending local markets tumbling. With almost 85 percent of Sunday's vote counted, nationalist former army commander Ollanta Humala was first with 30.8 percent. He appeared poised to advance to a May or early June runoff since no candidate won a majority. Garcia, whose...

2006-04-11 14:53:46

By Robin Emmott and Kevin Gray LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Left-leaning former President Alan Garcia, whose rule ended in economic ruin, led his pro-business rival Lourdes Flores on Tuesday in a battle for the second runoff spot in Peru's presidential election. With more than 84 percent of Sunday's vote counted, nationalist former army commander Ollanta Humala was first with 30.9 percent. He appeared poised to advance to a May or early June runoff since no candidate won a majority....

2006-04-10 10:40:40

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Ollanta Humala, a former army commander who has polarized Peru with his calls to redistribute its wealth to the poor, led the presidential election in a tight three-way race, official results showed on Monday. With nearly 67 percent of the votes tallied, Humala, an ally of leftist Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, had 28.7 percent. Pro-business conservative Lourdes Flores was second with 25.78 percent, followed by left-of-center former...

2006-04-10 08:43:13

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Ollanta Humala, a former army commander who campaigned to put Peru's economy in state hands, held a slim lead on Monday in a three-way race for president, official results showed. With nearly 59 percent of votes counted, Humala, an ally of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez vowing a revolution to redistribute Peru's wealth to the poor, had 28.1 percent of valid votes, excluding marred and blank ballots, Peru's election authority said....

2006-04-10 08:04:08

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Ollanta Humala, a former army commander who campaigned to put Peru's economy in state hands, held a slim lead on Monday in a three-way race for president, official results showed. With nearly 59 percent of the vote counted, Peru's election authority said Humala, who has vowed a revolution to redistribute Peru's wealth to the Andean poor, had 24.9 percent. Pro-business conservative Lourdes Flores was second with 23.4 percent, followed by...

2006-04-10 07:16:39

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Ollanta Humala, a former army commander who campaigned to put Peru's economy in state hands, held a slim lead on Monday in a three-way race for president, official results showed. With nearly 59 percent of the vote counted, Peru's election authority said Humala, who has vowed a revolution to redistribute Peru's wealth to the Andean poor, had 24.9 percent. Pro-business conservative Lourdes Flores was second with 23.4 percent, followed by...

2006-04-10 02:08:11

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Ollanta Humala, a former army commander who campaigned to put Peru's economy in state hands, clung to a slim lead on Monday in a tight three-way race for president, official results showed. With 53 percent of votes counted, Peru's election authority said Humala -- who has vowed a revolution to redistribute Peru's wealth to the Andean poor -- had 27.8 percent. Pro-business conservative Lourdes Flores was second with 26.3 percent, followed by...

2006-04-09 23:12:10

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Ollanta Humala, a former army commander whose nationalist campaign has polarized Peruvians, held a narrow lead in Peru's presidential election on Sunday, initial official results showed. With slightly more than 30 percent of the vote counted, Peru's election authority said Humala -- who has vowed to redistribute Peru's wealth by putting the economy in state hands -- had 27.6 percent. Pro-business conservative Lourdes Flores was second with...


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