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2006-06-04 10:41:15

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Peruvians began to vote on Sunday in a presidential run-off pitting a former leader who brought on economic ruin in the 1980s against an ex-army nationalist promising a revolution against the rich.

2006-06-03 23:56:39

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Peruvians looked set to elect former leader Alan Garcia by a narrow margin in a presidential runoff on Sunday but with almost a tenth of voters undecided, pollsters gave ex-army nationalist Ollanta Humala an outside chance of victory.

2006-06-02 12:03:44

Please read in second paragraph ... A University of Lima poll showed Garcia taking 55.9 percent of the vote and Humala 44.1 percent ... instead of ... A University of Lima poll showed Garcia taking 52.4 percent of the vote and Humala 47.6 percent.

2006-06-02 12:11:47

LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Leftist former President Alan Garcia is seen winning Peru's presidential election on Sunday, even though his advantage over nationalist former army commander Ollanta Humala has shrunk, pollsters said on Friday.

2006-06-02 00:56:48

By Fiona Ortiz LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Peru should not let itself fall behind its neighbors by adopting extremist ideologies, leading presidential candidate Alan Garcia told more than 20,000 supporters at a rally closing his campaign before Sunday's vote.

2006-05-28 11:52:43

By Robin Emmott and Maria Luisa Palomino LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Ex-President Alan Garcia held a strong lead over his nationalist rival Ollanta Humala in the race for Peru's presidency a week before the runoff, but undecided voters could still alter the result, two polls showed on Sunday.

2006-05-24 12:27:02

By Robin Emmott PISCO, Peru (Reuters) - Alan Garc

2006-05-21 23:45:27

LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Ex-President Alan Garcia maintained his lead over retired army commander Ollanta Humala in the race for Peru's presidency, a poll showed on Sunday.

2006-05-14 13:27:13

LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Nationalist Ollanta Humala has narrowed the gap on ex-President Alan Garcia's lead in the runoff for Peru's presidency but the number of undecided voters who could determine the election has risen, a poll showed on Sunday.

2006-05-03 16:24:58

LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Conservative lawmaker Lourdes Flores, whom investors saw as the best candidate for Peru's $75 billion economy, admitted defeat on Wednesday in the first round of the country's April 9 election after a fight for a runoff place.


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