Alberto Fujimori, the president who claimed he had to destroy democracy in order to save it, has ignominiously departed, leaving behind a transitional government that is slowly unveiling the corruption in which Fujimori operated and also laying the groundwork for new presidential elections this April.
“Reinventing” Democracy in Peru
David Scott Palmer teaches Latin American politics and United States–Latin American relations at Boston University. He has written extensively on Peru and was an Organization of American States observer for the April 2000 Peruvian presidential elections.
Carmen Rosa Balbi, David Scott Palmer; “Reinventing” Democracy in Peru. Current History 1 February 2001; 100 (643): 65–72. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2001.100.643.65
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