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By Fiona Ortiz LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Peru should not let itself fall behind its neighbors by adopting extremist ideologies, leading presidential candidate Alan Garcia told more than 20,000 supporters at a rally closing his campaign before Sunday's vote.
By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - A nationalist pledging revolution for the poor and an ex-president promising to atone for economic ruin in his first term vie for Peru's presidency on Sunday in an election many analysts say is too close too call.
By Robin Emmott and Maria Luisa Palomino LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Ex-President Alan Garcia held a strong lead over his nationalist rival Ollanta Humala in the race for Peru's presidency a week before the runoff, but undecided voters could still alter the result, two polls showed on Sunday.
By Robin Emmott PISCO, Peru (Reuters) - Alan Garc
LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Retired army commander Ollanta Humala, who is trailing ex-President Alan Garcia in voter opinion polls, won a weekend presidential debate for which he was late and delayed its start, polls said on Monday.
LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Ex-President Alan Garcia maintained his lead over retired army commander Ollanta Humala in the race for Peru's presidency, a poll showed on Sunday.
LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Nationalist Ollanta Humala has narrowed the gap on ex-President Alan Garcia's lead in the runoff for Peru's presidency but the number of undecided voters who could determine the election has risen, a poll showed on Sunday.
By Patrick Markey CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez withdrew his country's ambassador to Peru after Lima recalled its envoy as a fierce dispute over U.S. free trade agreements rattled the Andean region.
By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Two leftist candidates will face off in Peru's run-off presidential election on June 4, highlighting the backlash against free market policies and foreign investors in an unstable Andean region.
By Helen Popper LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Evo Morales' sudden energy nationalization in Bolivia could fuel growing demands for an end to the free-market economic policies that have done little to ease grinding poverty across the Andean region.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.