"There is something different about the way Peruvians do politics," writes Rafael Velasquez. "Something scary, it should be said." Politicians use everything from the powerful coca leaf influence to old resentment towards neighboring Chile to squeeze out a political advantage over their opponents. It is, says Velasquez, a dangerous recipe.
Fresh Ideas for Peru Author: Rafael Velásquez Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 02/01/2006 Category: Interview Dr. Francisco Sagasti is President of FORO Nacional/Internacional, an institution that promotes dialogue, debate and consensus on critical development issues, and Director of its Agenda: PERU program on development strategies and democratic
Tara Ruttenberg and Gustavo Fuchs analyze the creation of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) within the new framework of Latin American Integration in the 21st century. They provide insight into existing regional integration initiatives UNASUR and ALBA, and provide commentary as to how CELAC represents a