March 1, 2001
It is a long way from the gritty streets of Lima to the Miami offices of Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, with their magnificent views over Biscayne Bay. Yet Kuczynski, a veteran of international finance and government, is weighing a return to the snakepit of Peruvian politics.
In February, Alejandro Toledo, one of the front-runners in Peru?s April presidential race, chose Kuczynski as his chief economic advisor. But the 62-year-old Kuczynski, who has served twice in Peruvian governments in the 1960s and 1980s, says this is not a conscious decision to return to politics. ?I have been asked to help and I am happy to help,? he says.
Alejandro Toledo, one of the front-runners in Peru's April presidential race, chose Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, the veteran international financier, as his chief economic advisor in a bid to gain investor confidence.