September 9, 2016 |
We wait anxiously in the entranceway of his Lima home for an assistant, a press officer, someone official to tell us where to set up.
Instead, after a few minutes Pedro Pablo Kuczynski himself appears.
“There’s a lot of you,” he says after a brief introduction, apparently surprised to see so many strangers standing in his house.
He pulls an Andean vest on over his carefully pressed collared shirt, and announces he just needs to make a couple of calls. Please, there is no rush, we assure him. He retires to his study.
The film crew is only halfway through preparation when he appears again. “Ready?” he asks. No-one wants to keep a president waiting, much less in his own home. But there
The LatinFinance crew arrives two hours early for our interview with Peru’s new president. Camera positions need discussing, lights need setting up, audio needs testing. And while we have been warned that the interview may start a little late, we don’t want to be the ones to hold things up