High Anxiety in the Andes: Peru’s Decade of Living Dangerously

Issue Date April 2001
Volume 12
Issue 2
Page Numbers 46-58
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The sudden and surprising downfall of President Alberto Fujimori has opened the way for a return to democracy in Peru, but the country’s new leaders will face major challenges in the coming years.

About the Author

Ernesto García Calderón is a Peruvian journalist specializing in foreign affairs whose work has also appeared in the Boston Globe, the Miami Herald, and other U.S. newspapers. In 1999-2000, he held a John S. Knight Fellowship at Stanford University. He is currently the communications director of Transparencia, a Peruvian civic group devoted to promoting free and fair elections, and a foreign-affairs analyst for the Internet portal Terra.

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