Peter Zirnite

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Peru

The foundation of Peruvian democracy was crumbling when political neophyte Alberto Fujimori, a former university professor of Japanese descent, was elected president in 1990.

U.S. Military Training for Latin America

During the course of the cold war, U.S. policy toward Latin America was shaped by the steadfast belief that the region's militaries were our strongest and most dependable allies.