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2006-04-30 12:50:41

LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Bolivian President Evo Morales invited nationalist Peruvian candidate Ollanta Humala on Sunday to visit Bolivia, after Peru withdrew its ambassador to Caracas over Venezuela's comments backing Humala in its presidential election.

2006-04-16 14:16:03

By Marco Aquino LIMA (Reuters) - The gap between two candidates battling for a runoff spot in Peru's presidential race narrowed on Sunday as votes cast abroad moved conservative Lourdes Flores closer behind left-leaning former president Alan Garcia.

2006-04-12 16:33:19

By Kevin Gray LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - When construction worker Luis Garcia cast his ballots in Peru's last two presidential elections, he was swayed by candidates some people derisively called the "unknown." "I don't fear people without political experience," he said.

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.

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.

2006-04-11 09:43:52

LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Leftist former president Alan Garcia pulled farther ahead of pro-business rival Lourdes Flores on Tuesday in the battle for the second runoff spot in Peru's presidential election.

2006-04-10 17:45:27

By Kevin Gray LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Nationalist Ollanta Humala, who has rallied the poor but angered the rich with pledges to redistribute Peru's wealth, led the presidential election on Monday and was likely headed to a runoff.

2006-04-10 14:39:11

By Kevin Gray LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Nationalist Ollanta Humala, who has rallied the poor but angered the rich with pledges to redistribute Peru's wealth, led the presidential election on Monday and was likely headed to a runoff.

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.

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.


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