TITLE

Peru faces the abyss

AUTHOR(S)
Palmer, David Scott
PUB. DATE
March 1990
SOURCE
Harvard International Review;Spring90, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses Peru's political crisis in the 1990's. Economic problems; Success and failures of past administrations; Insurgency issue; Move towards a stronger democracy.
ACCESSION #
9701050390

 

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