Nobel literature prize a platform for Vargas Llosa’s combative political activism

Nobel a platform for outspoken Vargas Llosa

Moderate leftist leads mayoral race as Lima gets first-ever elected woman mayor,

A first for Lima: elected female mayor

LIMA, Peru — A moderate leftist who gained renown as a human rights advocate consolidated what remained a narrow lead Monday over her pro-business rival. Whoever wins, Lima will have its first elected female mayor ever.

Moderate leftist leads in Lima mayoral race, would be first female ever in post

Lima to have first female mayor ever

LIMA, Peru — A moderate leftist looked Sunday night to be headed by a narrow margin to becoming Lima’s first elected female mayor.

Ecuador in state of seige after soldiers rescue president; Correa calls revolt coup attempt

Ecuador calm after revolt; Correa alleges coup

Ecuador in state of seige after soldiers rescue president; UNASUR and US support Correa

Ecuador in state of seige, region supports Correa

Ecuadorean soldiers rescue president after firefight with rebel cops at hospital

Ecuadorean troops rescue leader from rebel police

Peru poll says 2 women front-runners in race for Lima mayor _ post held by men since 1535

2 women seen as front-runners in Lima mayor’s race

Peruvian Indian leader, accused of sedition over protests, sets sights on run for presidency

Peru leader charged with rebellion eyes politics

Mercosur nations agree on new customs code that will reduce import-export fees and bureaucracy

Mercosur trade bloc agrees to reduce customs fees

Candidate for president in Peru to campaign for votes among New Jersey immigrants

Peruvian presidential candidate courts votes in NJ

Immigration, security issues, Honduras coup are top topics for Clinton in Latin America

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