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The long decline of Peru’s fugitive ex-President Alejandro Toledo
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 13, 2017 Leave a comment

The long decline of Peru’s fugitive ex-President Alejandro Toledo

From an anti-corruption activist to a fugitive from justice, a look at the tragic trajectory of Peru’s former President Alejandro Toledo. A judge in Lima on Thursday ordered Toledo jailed  Full Article »

Peru to arrest former President Alejandro Toledo for corruption
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 3, 2017 2 comments

Peru to arrest former President Alejandro Toledo for corruption

Prosecutors in Peru will order the arrest of former President Alejandro Toledo after discovering millions of dollars in what they say are bribes paid in exchange for steering public contracts.  Full Article »

Peru makes first arrests in Odebrecht corruption scandal
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Jan 23, 2017 1 comment

Peru makes first arrests in Odebrecht corruption scandal

Police in Peru arrested one government official and filed an international arrest warrant for another based on information provided by Brazilian construction firm, Odebrecht. Peru’s attorney general announced on Saturday  Full Article »

Peru seizes former president’s properties in corruption probe
Posted by Colin Post on Jul 25, 2016 1 comment

Peru seizes former president’s properties in corruption probe

Prosecutors have seized various properties belonging to former President Alejandro Toledo and his family as his trial for money laundering begins. Last week authorities seized Toledo’s office in a luxury  Full Article »

Peru economist Hernando de Soto endorses Keiko Fujimori
Posted by Colin Post on May 8, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru economist Hernando de Soto endorses Keiko Fujimori

Esteemed economist Hernando de Soto has endorsed presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori in Peru’s 2016 elections. Fujimori presented de Soto as a member of her technical team at a campaign rally  Full Article »

Peru: former President Toledo to face trial for money laundering
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 22, 2016 1 comment

Peru: former President Toledo to face trial for money laundering

Former President Alejandro Toledo will be tried for money laundering related to the purchase of high-end real estate in Lima. A judge in Lima agreed to hold a trial against  Full Article »

Political giants fall in Peru’s 2016 election
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 13, 2016 Leave a comment

Political giants fall in Peru’s 2016 election

The 2016 general elections on Sunday saw veterans Alan Garcia, Alejandro Toledo and Lourdes Flores handily defeated and indefinitely sidelined from Peru’s politics. Two-time former President Alan Garcia garnered less  Full Article »

Disqualifications change the face of Peru’s 2016 elections
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 11, 2016 1 comment

Disqualifications change the face of Peru’s 2016 elections

The disqualification of presidential candidates Julio Guzman and Cesar Acuña have propelled two new candidates into contention in Peru’s 2016 elections. Both Guzman and Acuña have polled as high as  Full Article »

Peru: Fujimori and Guzman in virtual tie in hypothetical runoff
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 21, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru: Fujimori and Guzman in virtual tie in hypothetical runoff

A recent poll shows Peru’s presidential candidate Julio Guzman would mount the greatest challenge to frontrunner Keiko Fujimori in a runoff vote. The Ipsos poll published in El Comercio on  Full Article »