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LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Ollanta Humala, a radical nationalist former army officer campaigning to increase state control of the economy, extended his lead slightly in Peru's presidential race, as his rural support grew, a poll showed on Sunday.
LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Ex-army nationalist Ollanta Humala, campaigning to restrict foreign investment in Peru, has retaken the lead against center-right lawyer Lourdes Flores in Peru's presidential race, winning over undecided voters, a poll released on Sunday showed.
By Mary Milliken AREQUIPA, Peru (Reuters) - They may be poor and tired, but the women who have come to hear Lourdes Flores talk about her plans to become Peru's first female president are no pushovers.
By Patrick Markey CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuela and the United States have taken relations beyond heated rhetoric by expelling diplomats in a new test to fraying ties between Washington and a world oil power.
By Rodrigo Martinez SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Chile's President-elect Michelle Bachelet plans to try to mend traditionally strained relations with northern neighbors Bolivia and Peru, seeking to reduce political volatility that could limit prosperous Chile.
By Patrick Markey CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Friday branded his Peruvian counterpart a copycat of U.S. President George W. Bush as the two South American leaders traded barbs in a diplomatic spat.
LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Peru's election board on Tuesday rejected a bid by detained former President Alberto Fujimori to run for president in April on the grounds that he is barred from holding public office until 2011.
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Friday brushed aside a diplomatic spat with Peru after Lima recalled its ambassador to protest a visit to Caracas by Peruvian presidential candidate Ollanta Humala.
By Robin Emmott LIMA (Reuters) - Peru has recalled its ambassador from Venezuela and accused the country of meddling in its affairs after President Hugo Chavez praised an ex-army nationalist candidate running for president in Peru's April elections.
By Patrick Markey CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Tuesday promised Bolivian president-elect Evo Morales fuel, economic cooperation and his backing for coca leaf farmers to seal ties between the socialist allies.
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