LIMA, July 28 Leftist Ollanta Humala was sworn
in as Peru's president on Thursday, taking over the reins of
one of the world's fastest-growing economies as poor voters
increasingly demand a share of the country's boom.
The former army commander, 49, has sought to distinguish
himself from his predecesor, Alan Garcia, who was criticized
for leaving a third of Peruvians mired in poverty.
Humala, a former radical, has promised to govern as a
moderate and keep much of the existing free-market economic
(Reporting by Terry Wade; editing by Jackie Frank)