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Peasant and Chef: The Limits of Peruvian Gastro-Fascism, 1994-2012

December 8, 2012

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By Javier Puente The son of the Bourgeoisie In 1994, in the context of privatization-based, neoliberal economic program within an increasingly authoritarian regime, a 27-year old Peruvian, son of a prominent politician, returned to the country after several years of elite education in Madrid and Paris.  There he proceeded to open a French restaurant — […]

Peruvian Racism Rises Again: the new face of an old animal

May 2, 2011

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By Javier Puente Peruvian presidential elections held on April 10th have led the country into a rather disappointing scenario.  The final round will be between former Army commander Ollanta Humala Tasso and Keiko Fujimori, Alberto’s daughter.  Ollanta has allegedly received financial support and political influence from Hugo Chávez, while Keiko carries with her most of […]

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