Author: Alvaro Vargas Llosa

Becoming president of Peru is a highly risky proposition. In the last few years five presidents have gone to jail; one of them committed suicide in the presence of the law-enforcement officers sent to arrest him.  Earlier this month, President Martín Vizcarra was impeached following accusations...

Claiming to be the victim of a coup, former Bolivian president Evo Morales has been granted political asylum by Mexico, where he and his allies will continue to push the fiction that he was forced out by Bolivia’s powerful oligarchy. Morales’s claim stands truth on its head....