Peru's backtracking on court--strongman politics?

Elton, Catherine
August 1999
Christian Science Monitor;8/9/99, Vol. 91 Issue 177, p7
Focuses on Peru's withdrawal from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. Claim that the withdrawal was because of a ruling, which called for a civil trial for four Chileans sentenced to life by a military court in 1994 on terrorism charges; Comments of majority party Congressman Roberto Marcenaro; Critics' view on Peru's president, Alberto Fujimori, and the government's motive in withdrawing.


Related Articles

  • Peru's presidential election and the war with Ecuador. Gerlach, Allen // Contemporary Review;Jun95, Vol. 266 Issue 1553, p288 

    Discusses the impact of Peru's war with Ecuador on the reelection bid of Alberto Fujimori in the April 1995 presidential election. Low-level warfare in the borders of Peru and Ecuador; Strengthening of Fujimori's reelection bid through patriotism; Continuing border conflict; Fujimori's hero status.

  • Foreign Relations.  // Peru Country Review;2013, p69 

    The article offers information related to the foreign relations of Peru including an armed conflict between Peru and Ecuador in January 1995, the move of former President Alberto Fujimori to increase ties with Japan, and the efforts between the country and U.S. to interdict the flow of narcotics.

  • HUMAN RIGHTS.  // Americas Quarterly;Summer2009, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p48 

    The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one by President Alejandro Toledo on the restoration of democracy and human rights in Peru, one on the former and current commissioners of human rights in the region, and one by Susana Villarán on women's rights.

  • Peru faces disadvantages in fighting with Ecuador. Bowen, Sally // Christian Science Monitor;2/10/95, Vol. 87 Issue 53, p6 

    Assesses the potentials and preparedness of Peru and Ecuador for the inevitable war between them on their border issue. Deployment of troops by both countries along the border; Comments of Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori on the morale of his troops; Root of the conflict; Details of the Rio...

  • Peruvian President Fujimori. Goodrich, Lawrence J.; MacLachlan, Suzanne L. // Christian Science Monitor;2/13/95, Vol. 87 Issue 54, p2 

    Reports the warning of Peruvian President Fujimori over its conflict with Ecuador following the shooting down of three Peruvian warplanes by Ecuador.

  • Foreign Policy: Tensions Mount Again.  // Peru Business Forecast Report;2006 1st Quarter, p9 

    This article focuses on the political relations between Peru and Chile. Old disputes over maritime rights between the two countries came to the surface once again when the Peruvian Congress proposed redrawing the long-disputed maritime border between the two neighbors. The situation has been...

  • Presidents for Peace.  // Americas;May/Jun99, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p55 

    Reports on the joint visit of Ecuadorean President Jamil Mahuad and Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori to the Organization of American States in February 1999. Information on the peace accords signed by the two countries in October 1998; Comments from the presidents.

  • Peru Problems Proliferate.  // Latin America Monitor: Southern Cone Monitor;Jan2006, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p1 

    The article reports on the proliferation of international relations conflict of Chile with Peru. The problem resurfaced once again after the Peruvian Congress passed a bill that unilaterally redrew the border between the two countries that extends into Pacific Ocean. The situation was further...

  • U.S.-PERUVIAN RELATIONS.  // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Peru;Mar2008, p7 

    This article presents information on the U.S.-Peruvian relations. The relationship between the two countries were damaged after the re-election of Alberto Fujimori as president in June 2000. The countries are working together to prevent transportation of narcotics, particularly cocaine to the...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics