The saddest country on earth?

It might be Peru, according to this from the Washington Post: (thanks, Matt!)

“Peruvians are a mopey lot. So says their president, Alan Garcia.

Garcia tells Radioprogramas that an inbred national melancholy must be to blame for his low approval ratings at a time when the economy is booming.

Garcia tells the radio station Saturday that “We are what we are: sad, distrustful … We have a natural lack of trust.” He says that in contrast, Brazilians “have another sort of nature, joyful and sunny.” “


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