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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.

2006-01-10 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.


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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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