Peru

November 5, 2019
Zaraí Toledo Orozco

The new congressional scenario has brought Peruvians the great responsibility of setting the path of democracy for its political class.

September 23, 2019
Jeffery R. Webber

Political theorist Mabel Thwaites Rey discusses the rise and decline of progressive governments in Latin America, dynamics that spurred the “end of the cycle,” and characteristics of the new Right.

September 10, 2019
Jacquelyn Kovarik

After two decades battling impunity, Indigenous Peruvian women who survived Alberto Fujimori’s forced sterilization campaign finally have their say.

September 3, 2019
Néstor David Pastor

With his latest constitutional maneuvering, President Martín Vizcarra is trying to change Peru's political landscape while avoiding the fate of his predecessors. 

June 27, 2019
César R. Nureña, Federico Helfgott

In Peru, mainstream anti-corruption efforts return for a second act. Without political and structural change at every level, can Peru’s weak institutions rise to the challenge?

June 25, 2019
Francisco Durand

El Caso Odebrecht demuestra el fenómeno de la captura corporativa del estado en países como Brasil y Perú. Sin embargo, nuevas medidas de investigación prometen facilitar la lucha contra la corrupción.

June 18, 2019
Néstor David Pastor

After months of power struggle, Peru’s President successfully challenged Congress to take on his anti-corruption agenda, narrowly avoiding a constitutional crisis. Will they follow through?

April 24, 2019
Leigh Campoamor

In the hills of Lima, a concrete wall divides a poor neighborhood from a wealthy gated community, marking a border defined by centuries of structural neglect.

April 2, 2019
Laura Weiss and Joe Nevins

Read the editor's intro to our latest print issue, "Beyond Borders," by Laura Weiss and guest editor Joseph Nevins.

March 19, 2019
Alvaro Céspedes

In 1989, a military commander raped a schoolteacher in Oxapampa the same night her husband was killed by a military brigade. Since then, like many other women in Peru, Raquel Martin is still looking for just reparations, 30 years later.

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