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2006-04-07 17:53:54

By Kevin Gray LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Nationalist Ollanta Humala was seen keeping his lead in Peru's weekend presidential election but polls were divided on Friday on whether pro-business candidate Lourdes Flores or former President Alan Garcia would advance to a run-off. A nationwide poll by Lima University showed Humala, campaigning to restrict foreign investment in Peru, had 29.2 percent support and Flores, a conservative, had 25.6 percent. The center-left Garcia had 21.9...

2006-04-07 13:17:10

By Kevin Gray LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Nationalist ex-army commander Ollanta Humala is keeping his lead as Peru's presidential election this weekend approaches but polls conflicted on Friday on whether pro-business candidate Lourdes Flores or former President Alan Garcia would advance to a run-off. A nationwide poll by Lima University showed Humala, campaigning to restrict foreign investment in Peru, had 29.2 percent of voter support and Flores, a conservative, had 25.6 percent....


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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