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Changing tides for Lima’s powerful Chim Pum Callao party?
Posted by Erin Anderson on May 4, 2017 Leave a comment

Changing tides for Lima’s powerful Chim Pum Callao party?

After more than 20 years of undisputed influence in Lima’s port region of Callao, the local ruling political party Chim Pum Callao may be on its way out. Callao governor Felix Moreno was sentenced  Full Article »

Lima: Callao governor latest suspect in Odebrecht corruption
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Apr 4, 2017 2 comments

Lima: Callao governor latest suspect in Odebrecht corruption

The regional governor of Callao is the latest high-profile figure implicated in the Odebrecht corruption scandal for allegedly accepting $4 million in bribes. Police raided three buildings linked to governor  Full Article »

Lima political boss gets five years for corruption
Posted by Colin Post on Jul 1, 2016 1 comment

Lima political boss gets five years for corruption

Former Callao governor and Chim Pum Callao party leader Alex Kouri has been sentenced to five years in prison for bid-rigging. The decision concludes over 12 years of investigations and  Full Article »

Peru: Alan Garcia wins party alliances for 2016 elections
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 11, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru: Alan Garcia wins party alliances for 2016 elections

The Popular Christian Party (PPC) will back APRA leader and presidential candidate Alan Garcia in Peru’s 2016 elections. The alliance with Peru’s traditional conservative party which counts helps the campaign  Full Article »

Peru: murder highlights corruption in Lima port district
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 3, 2015 1 comment

Peru: murder highlights corruption in Lima port district

The murder in broad daylight of a public security guard brings scrutiny on the political machine which controls Lima’s port district of Callao. While the port region of Callao makes  Full Article »

Municipal whistleblower murdered outside Lima
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 2, 2015 1 comment

Municipal whistleblower murdered outside Lima

Wilbur Castillo, a municipal employee in Callao who exposed a wiretapping scandal in 2012, was murdered in Callao this morning. Castillo was driving through Callao’s La Perla district when two  Full Article »

Prosecutors seek 11 years in prison for governor of Callao
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 17, 2015 Leave a comment

Prosecutors seek 11 years in prison for governor of Callao

Anti-corruption prosecutors have launched official investigations into Callao governor Felix Moreno for money laundering, collusion and conflict of interest. Prosecutors allege that Moreno worked with friends in bid-rigging schemes and  Full Article »