This guy, apparently won the Peruvian election:
But at least they didn't elect this guy. Yet another Latin American Racist Commie Thug.
Under his rule, inflation multiplied, reaching four figures; the Shining Path guerrilla insurgency had surged unchecked; corruption was rampant.
Mr Garcia fled the country in 1992, facing corruption charges and with troops despatched to arrest him.
... Under Mr Garcia's rule, Peru defaulted on its debt payments. A bungled attempt to nationalise the banking sector followed, and populist economic policies triggered hyperinflation that topped 7,500%.
By 1990, the money that would have bought a new car in 1985 was barely enough for a box of matches. Impoverished Peruvians were forced to queue in the streets for food, and internationally Peru became an economic pariah.
The instability exacerbated social tensions and partly fuelled the rise of the Shining Path insurgency.
Mr Garcia lost the presidency to Alberto Fujimori, and in 1992 fled the country entirely, accused of embezzling millions of dollars.
During nine years in exile in Germany, France and Colombia, he authored several books on Peru and Latin America.
Supported by who else? The Crazy Man Chavez.