Kei-khronicles

For those of you who haven’t used up your 20 free NYT articles this month (on the 28th! for shame!), be sure to check out Simón Romero’s illuminating piece on Keiko Fujimori. It’s a thorough, balanced treatment. My conclusion? She still gives me the heebie-jeebies. (p.s., I wonder how that works at the NYTimes now:…

Keiko-jones…

It was easy to feel for Peruvians by reading the Twitter feeds from people commenting on the, ahem, unsavory choice they are faced with in the 2nd round of Presidential elections. For the rest of us Latin Americans, the feud between Ollanta Humala and Keiko Fujimori is a kind of proxy Celebrity Death Match between…

The Peruvian Debacle

I spent most of last night in a state of catatonic shock at what happened in Peru. Just slowly rocking back and forward in my chair muttering “no, no, no, no puede ser…” That Humala sends a cold shiver of dread down my spine will not surprise my readers. The amazing thing is that he’s…