Alvaro Vargas Llosa: March 2007 Archives

Why Perfect Totalitarianism Is Impossible

As I was watching "The Lives of Others,'' Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck's masterful Oscar-winning film, I couldn't help thinking how many Cubans, North Koreans, Iranians or Zimbabweans must have been performing little bits of moral heroism in the face... Read More

The Infidel

She is, together with Aung San Suu Kyi, the Burmese leader who has spent decades confronting military thugs, the most fascinating female public figure to come out of the underdeveloped world in a long time. I already knew this... Read More

Bush Contra Chavez

President Bush's trip to Latin America starting this week will, for very different reasons, lift the spirits of friends and foes alike. Those who fear that Latin America is increasingly irrelevant will welcome the attention. Those under pressure from... Read More

Two Equivalent Evils?

Almost five years after President Alvaro Uribe declared war on them, Colombia's narco-guerrillas have scored a victory against that country's democracy. It has been revealed that a significant part of the political establishment had unsavory ties with the right-wi Read More

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