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Humala Wins

Peruvians voted June 5. The results indicate that Ollanta Humala, a center-left candidate, will be the country’s next president. Adam Isacson talks to WOLA Senior Fellow Coletta Youngers about what Humala’s victory means for Peruvian politics and U.S. policy.

6 June 2011 ·

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WOLA Peru Experts:

* Jo-Marie Burt, WOLA Senior Fellow and Associate Professor of Political Science at George Mason University. Ms. Burt is the author of Political Violence and the Authoritarian State in Peru (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007).

* Coletta Youngers, WOLA Senior Fellow. Ms. Youngers has lived in or worked on Peru since 1983 and is the author of Violencia Política y Sociedad Civil en el Perú (Instituto de Estudios Peruanos, 2003).

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