Alvaro Vargas Llosa: October 2006 Archives

Either a Borrower or a Lender Be

WASHINGTON -- Nobel Peace Prizes are not supposed to go to those who believe the poor can fend for themselves. Yet this year's worthy winner, the Grameen Bank of Bangladesh, is essentially a commercial operation and its founder, Muhammad Yunus,... Read More

Lula's Obstacle

LIMA, Peru -- Were it not for a dizzying succession of corruption scandals, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva would have been easily re-elected recently. As usually happens when left-wing leaders adopt center-right policies in government, the space was. Read More


Every so often, the print media go into panic about the print media. Recently The Economist magazine yelled "Who Killed the Newspaper?'' on its front cover, while The New York Times looked into the sale of Knight Ridder, America's second-largest... Read More

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