“In the last 50 years, the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean have achieved a massive extension of education, something that took more than two centuries in many OECD countries.”
“P.P.K.’s electoral victory bears examination, first of all, because, as his friend Roper pointed out, someone of his worldly pedigree is rare in a region with a longstanding penchant for folksy populists and authoritarians: Hugo Chávez, Álvaro Uribe, Daniel Ortega,…
“The South American country almost fell in the same hands that were responsible for one of the darkest chapters of its history”.
“La elección de un Presidente pariente de Jean Luc Godard, y cuya esposa es prima de Jessica Lange, es una gozada. Pero para la abrumadora mayoría de personas que lo eligió para evitar el retorno del autoritarismo y la corrupción,…
“The man who stands most to benefit from Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s presidential victory in Peru may be his defeated rival’s father: imprisoned ex-president Alberto Fujimori”
"Who are the candidates, and will the dirt coming out on various candidates overshadow their proposals?”
“A Latin American success story is threatened by political weakness”
“If sense and good judgment prevailed, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s victory in the Peruvian presidential election should be ensured”.
...when corrupt and/or inept government fails to hold up its end of the social contract, the people will write a new one. This is true everywhere, by the way. There are parts of America where people are accusing the justice…
The message – ‘chapa tu choro’ or ‘catch your thief’ – has gone viral, triggering a social-media driven vigilante movement across Peru, and prompting a wave of violent reprisals against suspected criminals.