Latest Ollanta Humala Stories

2006-03-26 22:10:43

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.

2006-03-19 13:03:17

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.

2006-02-08 12:36:41

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.

2006-02-03 14:18:39

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.

2006-01-19 18:01:02

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.

2006-01-13 14:52:54

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.

2006-01-10 12:31:41

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.

2006-01-06 21:34:00

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.

2006-01-05 18:48:34

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.

2006-01-03 21:23:50

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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