October 21, 2010, The New School, New York

The Observatory on Latin America organized a public lecture by Mr. Ollanta Humala Tasso, current President of Peru, then presidential candidate.Ollanta Humala Tasso is Lieutenant Colonel (r) of the Peruvian Army and founding president of Partido Nacionalista Peruano. In the 2006 presidential campaign, Humala lost the election by less than two percent of the votes to Alan García Pérez. In the public lecture, Humala stressed the importance of Peru forging a nationalist identity as well as the role of the state in preparing all Peruvians, through the provision of health care, education, and jobs, to enter a globalized, competitive market. Read more

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