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Peru Presidential Election: Ollanta Humala Favored

LIMA, Peru — This resource-rich, corruption-bedeviled Andean nation is notorious for its volatile politics. Even so, Sunday’s presidential election is shaping up to be the most unpredictable in decades.Favored to win the most votes is …

LIMA, Peru — This resource-rich, corruption-bedeviled Andean nation is notorious for its volatile politics. Even so, Sunday’s presidential election is shaping up to be the most unpredictable in decades.

Favored to win the most votes is Ollanta Humala, a leftist former army officer who has spooked foreign investors by promising greater state control over the economy and wealth redistribution to favor the poor.

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