Ian Bremmer: Peru Is a Bright Spot on the Global Stage
There are far too few examples of good government these days. That’s why Peru, a small commodity-driven economy with an already accomplished new President, deserves more of the world’s attention. Since taking office in July, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, an economist and technocrat uninterested in political ideology, has advanced reform with real support from an opposition-led legislature, in part because he has focused on investments that can directly improve the lives of ordinary people. “If we reduce crime, take strong anticorruption measures, reactivate our economy and invest in quality health, education and basic infrastructure,” he assured me during a recent interview, “people will see that favorably.”
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