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2006-06-04 21:32:52

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (Reuters) - The United States welcomed friction between Venezuela and some of its regional neighbors on Sunday, the opening day of a meeting of the Western Hemisphere's top diplomatic body. "It is encouraging that democracies in Latin American feel that Venezuela has been infringing on their own democratic process are speaking up on their own," U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Robert Zoellick told reporters. "This is not only Peru but Nicaragua and...

2006-06-04 21:07:42

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Former President Alan Garcia led a fiery ex-army nationalist in Peru's runoff election on Sunday, staging a political comeback after his 1980s government ended in economic ruin, rebel violence and accusations of rights abuses, unofficial counts showed. If officially confirmed, the result would be a blow for Venezuela's President Hugh Chavez, who sparked a diplomatic spat with Peru after trying to take advantage of a populist anti-U.S. tide in...

2006-06-04 18:25:06

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Former President Alan Garcia led a runoff election on Sunday, staging a political comeback after his 1980s government ended in economic ruin, rebel violence and accusations of rights abuses, exit polls and unofficial counts showed. Garcia, who portrays himself as a left-of-center democrat, won 52.7 percent of votes, according to an unofficial count by pollster Apoyo that sampled 91 percent of ballots. Nationalist ex-army commander Ollanta...

2006-06-04 17:48:52

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Former President Alan Garcia led a run-off election on Sunday, staging a political comeback after his 1980s government ended in economic ruin, rebel violence and accusations of rights abuses, exit polls and unofficial counts showed,. Garcia, who portrays himself as a left-of-center democrat, won 52.9 percent of votes, according to an unofficial count by respected Apoyo pollster which sampled of 86 percent of ballots. Nationalist ex-army...

2006-06-04 16:56:06

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Left-of-center former President Alan Garcia led a run-off election on Sunday, exit polls showed, staging a huge political comeback after his 1980s government ended in economic ruin, rebel violence and accusations of rights abuses. Garcia had 52.8 percent of the vote, compared to 47.2 percent for ex-army nationalist Ollanta Humala, according to an exit poll released by respected firm Apoyo. A Datum exit poll gave Garcia 54.9 percent versus 45.1...

2006-06-04 10:41:15

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Peruvians began to vote on Sunday in a presidential run-off pitting a former leader who brought on economic ruin in the 1980s against an ex-army nationalist promising a revolution against the rich. Polls show center-left former President Alan Garcia is likely to beat Ollanta Humala in a bitterly fought election that has included street fights, egg-throwing and a shootout between rival supporters. Peruvians are expected to choose Garcia --...

2006-06-03 23:56:39

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Peruvians looked set to elect former leader Alan Garcia by a narrow margin in a presidential runoff on Sunday but with almost a tenth of voters undecided, pollsters gave ex-army nationalist Ollanta Humala an outside chance of victory. Following a campaign that included fights, egg-throwing and a shootout between rival supporters, voters must choose between Humala's promises of a revolution for the half of Peru's 27 million people who are poor...

2006-06-02 16:25:47

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Leftist former President Alan Garcia's advantage over nationalist ex-army commander Ollanta Humala has shrunk, but he is still likely to win Peru's presidential election on Sunday, pollsters said on Friday. A University of Lima poll gave Garcia 55.9 percent of the vote and Humala 44.1 percent, while a CPI poll gave Garcia 53.8 percent and Humala 46.2 percent. A Datum poll gave Garcia 57 percent versus 43 percent for Humala. "Garcia is the big...

2006-06-02 12:03:44

Please read in second paragraph ... A University of Lima poll showed Garcia taking 55.9 percent of the vote and Humala 44.1 percent ... instead of ... A University of Lima poll showed Garcia taking 52.4 percent of the vote and Humala 47.6 percent. A corrected story follows: LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Leftist former President Alan Garcia is seen winning Peru's presidential elections on Sunday, even though his advantage over nationalist former army commander Ollanta Humala has shrunk,...

2006-06-02 12:11:47

LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Leftist former President Alan Garcia is seen winning Peru's presidential election on Sunday, even though his advantage over nationalist former army commander Ollanta Humala has shrunk, pollsters said on Friday. A University of Lima poll showed Garcia taking 55.9 percent of the vote and Humala 44.1 percent while a CPI poll gave Garcia 53.8 percent and Humala 46.2 percent. Pollsters met with members of the foreign press on Friday to distribute their latest...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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