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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 »

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 »

Keiko Fujimori’s VP barred from running for Peru’s Congress
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 17, 2016 Leave a comment

Keiko Fujimori’s VP barred from running for Peru’s Congress

A special elections board in Junin state has barred Vladimiro Huaroc, the second vice presidential candidate for Keiko Fujimori, from running for Congress for vote buying. Last week Canal N  Full Article »

Peru’s ruling party candidate to quit campaign
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 2, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru’s ruling party candidate to quit campaign

Peru’s former housing minister Milton von Hesse is going to end his presidential campaign in the latest sign of chaos in the Peruvian Nationalist Party. Sources inside the Nationalist Party  Full Article »

Investigator jailed for slander against former governor in Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 26, 2015 1 comment

Investigator jailed for slander against former governor in Peru

Independent drug-trafficking researcher Jaime Antezana was arrested at his home in Lima on Saturday for slander against former Huanuco governor Luis Picon. The noted sociologist says he was never notified  Full Article »

Opposition moves to impeach three Cabinet ministers in Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 1, 2015 Leave a comment

Opposition moves to impeach three Cabinet ministers in Peru

Partisan squabbling in Peru’s congress last night led to impeachment of three Cabinet ministers who were scheduled to report on the Las Bambas conflict. Opposition congressmen have submitted a motion  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 »

Toledo demands speedy judicial process, threatens protests
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 29, 2015 Leave a comment

Toledo demands speedy judicial process, threatens protests

Former President Alejandro Toledo gave a press conference yesterday in Lima to denounce the courts’ handling of money laundering charges against him. Toledo demanded that prosecutors and the courts resolve  Full Article »