Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas

AQ Podcast: Peru’s Risky Election

Peru’s economy has long been largely safe from its unstable politics. The April 11 election could change that.
Nikita Kataev
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On April 11, Peruvians will head to the polls to elect their fifth president in less than four years. An unpopular, crowded field of candidates adds to the election’s unpredictability. Could the country’s unstable politics finally catch up to its long-resilient economy? Peruvian political analyst Andrea Moncada joins AQ’s Brian Winter to preview the vote – and the risks it entails. 

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Andrea Moncada is a political analyst and coordinator of the opinion section of El Comercio. She also teaches politics and international relations at ESAN University in Lima.

Brian Winter is the editor-in-chief of Americas Quarterly.  

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