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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 »

Peru’s top court reopens investigation into first lady
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 21, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru’s top court reopens investigation into first lady

Peru’s supreme court has reversed a lower judge’s decision to dismiss money-laundering charges against first lady Nadine Heredia. In August a federal judge in Lima granted Heredia’s appeal for habeas  Full Article »

Informants say Peru’s President accepted illegal donations
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 21, 2015 Leave a comment

Informants say Peru’s President accepted illegal donations

Two witnesses have told investigators in Peru that President Ollanta Humala accepted illegal campaign contributions from the Brazilian firm, Odebrecht. Television news program Cuarto Poder revealed documents last night which show  Full Article »

Political row over firing of high-profile journalist in Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 15, 2015 Leave a comment

Political row over firing of high-profile journalist in Peru

The dismissal of a prominent journalist for paying a high-profile fugitive for interviews has prompted accusations of intimidation in Peru’s government. Last week Peru’s most prominent media company Grupo El  Full Article »

Peru’s congress recommends criminal investigation of first lady
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 31, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru’s congress recommends criminal investigation of first lady

Peru’s congressional committee investigating jailed influence-peddler Martin Belaunde has recommended criminal investigation into first lady Nadine Heredia for money laundering. The Belaunde commission issued its report which completes seven months  Full Article »

Money-laundering charges against Peru’s first lady dismissed
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 23, 2015 Leave a comment

Money-laundering charges against Peru’s first lady dismissed

On Friday a federal court in Lima dismissed money-laundering charges and ended prosecutors’ investigations into Peru’s first lady, Nadine Heredia. In February Heredia filed a writ of habeas corpus to  Full Article »

Peru loses years of public contracts in database crash
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 21, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru loses years of public contracts in database crash

Peru’s state authority which oversees the government’s hiring of contractors has lost almost 800,000 digital files from its server. The Supervising Body of State Contracts (OSCE) lost the files which  Full Article »

Defiant first lady appears before corruption commission
Posted by Colin Post on Jul 16, 2015 1 comment

Defiant first lady appears before corruption commission

Peru’s first lady Nadine Heredia testified on Tuesday before a congressional commission investigating her links to alleged political racketeer Martin Belaunde. Upon arriving at congress flanked by Nationalist Party congressmen,  Full Article »

Prosecutor considers resigning over justice minister’s gag order
Posted by Colin Post on Jul 14, 2015 1 comment

Prosecutor considers resigning over justice minister’s gag order

A prominent public prosecutor investigating Peru’s first lady has threatened to resign over a gag order issued by the justice minister. In interviews with various Peruvian television programs, corruption prosecutor  Full Article »

Belaunde commission to investigate Nadine Heredia
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 20, 2015 Leave a comment

Belaunde commission to investigate Nadine Heredia

Peru’s congressional commission charged with investigating the influence network of jailed political racketeer Martin Belaunde has officially named first lady Nadine Heredia as a subject of investigation. The announcement comes  Full Article »