Now we know that our God is Sovereign and that He appoints and brings down leaders so we are not worried in any way that this is out of God’s control. We trust in God fully to prepare the way for us, no matter what the Peruvian government is, even communist. The communist Ollanta Humala is leading the polls now and if elected, could possibly change things in
1) Alejandro Toledo: He was
2) Lucho Castañeda: He was mayor of
3) Ollanta Humala: He’s the villain of them all, widely painted by his opponents as a “leftist” of the same mold of Evo Morales and Hugo Chavez. Humala narrowly lost the 2006 Presidential elections. He seems to have moderated his stance on some issues like foreign investment, but he remains a controversial figure. His opponents and the establishment in general paint a sad picture of Peru heading for the same abyss as Bolivia under Evo Morales should Ollanta Humala be elected, ignoring the fact that Bolivia has one of the fastest growing economies in Latin America and Evo enjoys high approval ratings.
4) Keiko Fujimori: She’s the daughter of former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori. Her father was president from 1990 to 2000, when he was driven out of the country by a popular revolution. During Alberto Fujimori’s regime,
The polls for April 4th are as follows:
25% Ollanta Humala
20% Alejandro Toledo
18% Keiko Fujimori
11% Lucho Castañeda
Ollanta Humala, the communist, is the most feared to win. The Peruvian Times is saying this about him:
Under Humala, a far-left rabidly anti-Chilean, airports, ports and telecom, energy, probably banks, newspapers and TV would be nationalized, according to his written manifesto.
Humala refuses to answer questions about his published Chavez-like program. the familiar, dreaded paraphernalia of up-the-workers cant. His brother Ulysses has created a stir by going public with a description of him as a little-Hitler dictator. Another brother, Antauro, a cashiered army major, has been in jail the last six years for leading a paramilitary gang in an attack, which Antauro says Ollanta planned, on a provincial police station that killed four unarmed policemen.
I don't know what God has planned but we are trusting in Him. If Humala gets elected, we may have to find more creative ways to get into and remain in the country.