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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 scraps Southern Gas Pipeline contract in Odebrecht fallout
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 23, 2017 2 comments

Peru scraps Southern Gas Pipeline contract in Odebrecht fallout

Peru’s finance ministry has cancelled the contract to build the Southern Gas Pipeline after the consortium to build it missed a key financing deadline. The Southern Gas Pipeline consortium which  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 »

Report says Peru’s former first lady linked to Odebrecht money
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Jan 16, 2017 Leave a comment

Report says Peru’s former first lady linked to Odebrecht money

Two Brazilian newspapers reported that Peruvian prosecutors are investigating a possible paper trail of bribes paid by construction firm Odebrecht to former first lady Nadine Heredia. Brazilian newspapers Folha de  Full Article »

Peru’s Olympic icon to face trial for corruption
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Jan 13, 2017 Leave a comment

Peru’s Olympic icon to face trial for corruption

Peru’s seven-time Olympian shooter Francisco Boza faces up to five years in jail on charges of collusion and criminal conspiracy. The 1984 silver medalist who was Peru’s flag bearer at the  Full Article »

Odebrecht to name government officials bribed in Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 7, 2017 1 comment

Odebrecht to name government officials bribed in Peru

In cooperating with Peruvian prosecutors, Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht will name officials it paid $29 million in bribes between 2005 and 2014. Odebrecht acknowledged last month in a deal with  Full Article »

Peru’s opposition party to impeach Cabinet minister
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 8, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru’s opposition party to impeach Cabinet minister

The Popular Force party which controls Congress has signaled that it will vote to sack President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s education minister Jaime Saavedra. The party led by Keiko Fujimori, Kuczynski’s  Full Article »

Peru’s new president suffers first Cabinet resignation
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 3, 2016 1 comment

Peru’s new president suffers first Cabinet resignation

Peru President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has accepted the resignation of defense minister Mariano Gonzalez after a news program revealed his affair with an aide. Last Sunday investigative news program Panorama  Full Article »

Peru’s former soccer chief extradited to US, pleads not guilty
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Dec 3, 2016 1 comment

Peru’s former soccer chief extradited to US, pleads not guilty

Manuel Burga, the former president of the Peruvian Soccer Federation (FPF), plead not guilty to corruption charges in a U.S. court after being extradited from Peru on Friday morning. As the head of  Full Article »