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Research: PRI Investigations

Statement of Dr. Hector Chavez Chuchon



Congressional BriefingFebruary 23, 1998 My name is Hector Hugo Chavez Chuchon, and I am the president of the regional medical federation of Ayacucho, Andahuaylas, and Huancavelica in the Republic of Peru. This area is the poorest in the country. I do not belong to any political group, and hope that the Peruvian government has as much success as possible in its enterprises. But, at the same time, I have the moral obligation to come forward …

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Statement of Sra. Avelina Sanchez Nolberto



Congressional BriefingFebruary 23, 1998 As a poor mother of five under age children and separated from my husband who also lives in the city of Andahuaylas, I wash clothes to support myself and the children. During my work activities I got to know an obstetrician who works in the Social Security hospital of Ayacucho. I confided in her about the problems I had run into with my husband. Then she spoke to me about tubal …

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With honor aborted: A closer look at Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori



The anti-Catholic Left cheered on 15 September 1995 when Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori took to the stage at the United Nation’s Fourth World Conference in Beijing. Here, at last, was a leader of a Latin American country — a Catholic, no less — willing to buck the Vatican’s position on contraception, sterilization and legalized abortion. Claiming the mantle of a “warrior on behalf of the poor,”1 and a visionary in “tennis shoes and blue jeans,”2 …

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