Ollanta Humala will assume the presidency today
Peru, July 28, 2011
Elected president Ollanta Humala will take office today in Lima, Peru. There will be an UNASUR meeting afterwards. President Cristina Kirchner has arrived to the country.
Humala was elected on June 5, 2011, and has generated many expectation in his country and the region as he is the first progressive chief of State in Peru in decades.
After the ceremony, the leaders of South America will have a summit of the UNASUR. Presidents of Venezuela and Paraguay Hugo Chavez and Fernando Lugo will not attend due to their health condition.