Javier Diez Canseco http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/50571/all en Peruvian leftist politician Javier Diez Canseco dies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130505/peruvian-leftist-politician-javier-diez-canseco-dies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Lima, May 5 (EFE).- Peruvian leftist politician Javier Diez Canseco, a lawmaker and founder of the Peruvian Socialist Party, or PSP, has died of cancer, from which he had been suffering for several months, Congresswoman Rosa Mavila said. He was 65.</p> <p>Diez Canseco, who entered Congress in 1978, died on Saturday night.</p> <p>The veteran politician founded the PSP in 2005, when he was planning to run for the country's presidency in the 2006 elections, although he did not even receive 1 percent of the vote in that balloting.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130505/peruvian-leftist-politician-javier-diez-canseco-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Canseco Diez Canseco Javier Díez Canseco Javier Diez Canseco Social Issues Agencia EFE Sun, 05 May 2013 18:15:42 +0000 Agencia EFE 5831408 at http://www.globalpost.com