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Ollanta Moisés Humala Tasso is a Peruvian left-leaning politician who ran for president in 2006 but lost in a runoff to Alan García. He is running again for president for the Peruvian general election, 2011.
The son of Isaac Humala, a labour lawyer, enlisted in the Peruvian Army in 1982. In the military he achieved the rank of Lieutenant Colonel; in 1992 he fought in the internal conflict against Shining Path and three years later he participated in the Cenepa War against Ecuador. On October 2000, Humala led an unsuccessful military revolt in the southern city of Tacna, along with 39 other soldiers(kidnapping an Army General and 4 mine workers), against President Alberto Fujimori and was pardoned by the Peruvian Congress after the downfall of the Fujimori regime.
In 2005 he founded the Peruvian Nationalist Party and registered to run in the 2006 presidential election. The nomination was made under the Union for Peru ticket as the Nationalist party did not achieve its electoral inscription on time. He pass the first round of the elections, held on April 9, 2006, with 30.62% of the valid votes. A runoff was held on June 4 between Humala and Alan García of the Peruvian Aprista Party. Humala lost this round with 47.47% of the valid votes versus 52.62% for García. After his defeat, Humala has remained as an important figure within ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Perú: por qué los errores de Ollanta Humala ocultan sus aciertos
2014-07-07
Los gruesos errores políticos del gobierno de Ollanta Humala han echado un manto de oscuridad sobre alguno de sus aciertos. Esto ha provocado que el nivel de aceptación del ejecutivo sea muy bajo (de en torno a 25%) y que sus principales medidas se ...
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  1. Cancilleres de Perú y China coordinan reunión entre Ollanta Humala y Xi Jinping
  2. Estados Unidos tiene nuevo embajador en Perú
  3. Coordinan encuentro de presidentes de Perú y China

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Sandro Espinoza denunció que buscan inculparlo para proteger a Ollanta Humala
2014-06-29
Espinoza reportó que se pretende manchar su nombre porque él reveló que Ollanta Humala es amigo de Óscar López Meneses al haber confirmado que trabajó como guardaespaldas del actual mandatario durante la su campaña electoral para los comicios ...
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  1. Nadine Heredia tendría vínculos con López Meneses, denuncian
  2. Nadine estaría detrás del Caso López Meneses, dice ex policía
  3. “Si Gobierno no tuviera relación con OLM no dilataría indagación”

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Alejandro Toledo llegó a Lima para reunirse con Ollanta Humala
2014-01-19
El expresidente Alejandro Toledo llegó este domingo a Lima desde San Francisco para reunirse mañana, lunes, en Palacio de Gobierno con el mandatario Ollanta Humala, con el fin de analizar el fallo de la Corte de La Haya sobre el diferendo marítimo ...
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  1. Alejandro Toledo ya está en Lima, mañana se reúne con Ollanta Humala
  2. Toledo llegó a Lima para reunirse con Humala por La Haya
  3. Toledo en Lima para reunión con presidente Humala

2013
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Ollanta Humala y vicepresidente de EEUU conversaron sobre economía
2013-11-09
El vicepresidente de Estados Unidos, Joe Biden, y el mandatario Ollanta Humala sostuvieron una conversación telefónica para revisar la cooperación bilateral en comercio y economía, informó hoy la Casa Blanca. Biden y Humala repasaron los esfuerzos ...
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  1. Vicepresidente de EE.UU. le comunicó a Ollanta Humala que espera ...
  2. Joe Biden y Ollanta Humala hablan sobre relación bilateral
  3. Biden a Humala: EE.UU. espera profundizar la cooperación con Perú

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Ollanta Humala inauguró autopista Casma-Huarmey de red vial Pativilca-Trujillo
2013-05-31
El presidente de la República, Ollanta Humala acompañado del ministro de Transportes y Comunicaciones, Carlos Paredes inauguraron el tramo III: Casma - Huarmey de 70.69 Km. con un monto de inversión de US $36'843,518.19 millones. Humala afirmó ...
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    Álvaro Vargas LLosa: ¿Ollanta Humala se alista para sumarse al club de ...
    2013-04-30
    El periodista Álvaro Vargas Llosa escribió en su blog sobre la “difícil situación” que atraviesa el pueblo peruano, tras las recientes declaraciones y actitudes del presidente de la República, Ollanta Humala. ¿Prepara Humala el terreno para sumarse al ...
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    1. Ollanta Humala sobre viaje a Venezuela: “Solo hemos reconocido cifras oficiales”
    2. Ollanta Humala: popularidad de Nadine preocupa a opositores
    3. Ollanta Humala defiende su decisión de reconocer a Maduro como Presidente ...

    2012
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    Top Stories of the Day (6)
    2012-06-15
    BASE METALS HIGHLIGHTS : Top Stories of the Day (4-traders (press release))
    PRECIOUS METALS HIGHLIGHTS : Top Stories of the Day (4-traders (press release))
    PRECIOUS METALS HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day (NASDAQ)
    Excerpt: LIMA--President Ollanta Humala has given strong support to the stalled Minas Conga project, following an announcement by Minera Yanacocha that it plans to proceed with construction of the $4.8 billion copper and gold mine. Sesa Goa, Sterlite Industries... (Read article)

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    Top Stories of THE Day (5)
    2012-06-05
    DJ BASE METALS HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day (Marketwatch)
    PRECIOUS METALS HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories Of The Day (NASDAQ)
    BASE METALS HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day (NASDAQ)
    Excerpt: has called for a rebellion against the government of President Ollanta Humala. The government responded Wednesday by launching an investigation into his statements. Norilsk Nickel 2011 Profit Rises 17% to $3.63 Billion Russian miner OAO Norilsk... (Read article)

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    Peru Anti-mining (7)
    2012-05-29
    Pro, anti-mining protests show polarized Peru (YAHOO!, msnbc.com)
    Peru seeks arrest of anti-mining leader (Financial Times)
    Peru Anti-Mining Movement Gains Steam (Wall Street Journal)
    Excerpt: President Ollanta Humala, who has vowed to resolve social conflicts that threaten $50 billion in pledged investments, has said Newmont should keep two of four lakes it planned to destroy intact and build larger reservoirs to increase water... (Read article)

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    EU praises Peru's anti-corruption fight in first 100 days of Humala administration
    2011-10-30
    The European Union said Sunday that Peru's anti-corruption strategy is one of the most relevant aspects during the first 100 days of the government of Peruvian President Ollanta Humala. "Everything related to good governance and anti-corruption fight ...
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      President Humala travels to Paraguay to participate in Latin American Summit
      2011-10-28
      Peruvian President Ollanta Humala traveled to Paraguay this morning, in order to participate in the 21st Latin American Summit, and the fifth Ordinary Meeting of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR). After arriving in Asuncion, Humala is ...
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      1. Peru to present draft declaration on social inclusion at Ibero-American Summit

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      Left-winger Humala Leads Peru (4)
      2011-06-06
      Left-winger Humala leads Peru’s election in exit polls (Toronto Star)
      Left-winger Humala has narrow lead in Peru election (The Malaysian Insider)
      Left-winger Humala leads Peru election (Stuff)
      Excerpt: Left-wing former army commander Ollanta Humala was leading the right-wing daughter of a jailed ex-president in Peru’s presidential election, exit polls showed on Sunday after a bitter campaign to lead the surging... (Read article)