March 1, 2013
LF: What is the essence of your economic philosophy?
Humala: What I have tried to do is to comply with my duty. As President of the Republic, my duty is to go all out and not fail to meet the expectations the Peruvian people have of me.
On the economic issue, I do not think that any government policy can be successful if we do not have a successful economy. It is like in a family: economic stability in a family allows for stability, peace of mind and development so that there can be a happy environment.
When I took over the presidency there was a great deal of uncertainty. There were sectors that had power in the past, de facto power, that immediately wanted to pressure the administrat
In his most extensive interview to date with the foreign press, Peruvian president Ollanta Humala tells LatinFinance his plans for economic reform – and how he hopes to safeguard the fruits of his country’s economic boom.