Álvaro Vargas Llosa

Álvaro Vargas Llosa
  • Director
    Center on Global Prosperity, The Independent Institute

Degree in International History, London School of Economics. 1990, Press Spokesman, presidential campaign of Democratic Front, Peru; 2001, Advisor on International Relation, presidential campaign of Perú Posible. Nationally and internationally syndicated columnist for Washington Post Writers Group. Lectured widely on world economic and political issues. Author: Liberty for Latin America (2005), which received Sir Anthony Fisher International Memorial Award for contribution to the cause of liberty in 2005; The Myth of Che Guevara; El Exilio Indomable; Cuando Hablaba Dormido; El Diablo en Campaña; En el Reino del Espanto, Tiempos de Resistencia; La Contenta Barbarie. Co-Author, The Madness of Things Peruvian, Guide to the Perfect Latin American Idiot. Recipient of numerous awards including, Juan Bautista Alberdi Award, for defence of freedom (2006). Contributed to New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Time magazine, Foreign Policy magazine, El Pais, Corriere Della Sera, other European, Latin American, and Asian publications.