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Sunday, April 1

Knight Ridder - Cheers and jeers for Toledo, Peru's leading candidate: "Toledo has promised poor cholos everything from highways and universities to an agriculture bank and crop insurance - despite the fact that Peru has been in an economic rut for two years. The appeal seems to be working." Toledo's claim to racial precedent setter is overblown. Luis Miguel Sanchez Cerro (1931-33) was just as dark-skinned as Toledo and came from a humble background. He was also nicknamed "El Cholo." Of course, it was a different context. At that time, Indians did not have the right to vote.

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