Peru's Toledo: "A Market Economy with a Human Face"

The front-runner in Peru's presidential race talks about stimulating growth, ending corruption, and U.S. trade

Whoever wins the Apr. 8 election in Peru faces the difficult task of rebuilding the political and legal institutions of a country laid low by the corruption of ousted President Alberto K. Fujimori (see "Bribes, Lies, and Videotape in Peru").The new President must also revitalize Peru's beleaguered economy, which is working at only about half its capacity. Well ahead in the polls is Alejandro Toledo, who led the campaign to force Fujimori out of office.

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