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Alvaro Vargas Llosa

Senior Fellow and Director of the Center on Global Prosperity, Independence Institute

Alvaro Vargas Llosa is a Senior Fellow and director of The Center on Global Prosperity at the Independent Institute in Oakland, California.

Previously, he was the op-ed page editor and a columnist at the “Miami Herald” and a contributor to the “Wall Street Journal,” “Los Angeles Times,” “BBC World Service” and “Time Magazine.”

He has also been a columnist at “La Nación” (Argentina), “El Nacional” (Venezuela), “Reforma” (Mexico), “El Tiempo” (Colombia), “El País” (Uruguay) and “El Listín Diario” (Dominican Republic).

Mr. Llosa has also authored numerous book both in English and in Spanish.

He is a native of Peru and received his B.S.C. in international history from the London School of Economics.

Articles by Alvaro Vargas Llosa

Can Latin America Reform Itself?

What steps can Latin America take to make the public sector work for the region's neediest?

November 10, 2005

Justice in Latin America: The Cinderella of Reform

How has Latin America's justice system managed to escape much needed reforms?

November 9, 2005

China's Latin American Motives

Is China's presence in the Latin America cause for alarm or a benevolent helping hand?

November 4, 2005