Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
United States fears losing Peru to camp of Venezuela, Bolivia, et al; backs Fujimori for president.
Many support Ollanta Humala to prevent the return, in the form of his daughter, of former President Alberto Fujimori's human rights abuses.
Many in Peru take Keiko Fujimori's candidacy for the presidency personal.
Peru's upcoming presidential elections is as intriguing as the United States in 2012 is not.
If elected president of Peru, will Keiko Fujimori follow Rudy Giuliani's abusive anti-crime measures?
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus lost his appeal to continue as chief of the pioneering microcredit institution he founded.
If elected president of Peru, will Keiko Fujimori carry on in her father Alberto's corrupt, authoritarian tradition?
Haiti's reconstruction still has a long ways to go, but needed development industry reforms can go a long way toward strengthening local government and providing jobs for Haitians not just outsiders.
American officials have been slow to recognize and treat mental health disorders in Guantanamo detainees.
China and the United States are going head to head in Latin America, but the United States still has the edge.