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President Kuczynski admits to his assistance for the Odebrecht project
Posted by Markus Skagbrant on Dec 13, 2017 Leave a comment

President Kuczynski admits to his assistance for the Odebrecht project

After continuously denying any link between himself and the Brazilian company Odebrecht, President Kuczynski admitted on Saturday that he worked as a financial adviser for an irrigation project owned by  Full Article »

Suspended Peru captain Paolo Guerrero to miss World Cup in Russia
Posted by Markus Skagbrant on Dec 10, 2017 Leave a comment

Suspended Peru captain Paolo Guerrero to miss World Cup in Russia

Peru’s amazing World Cup qualification will see them participate in the biggest football tournament for the first time since 1982, but they have been dealt a crushing blow to their  Full Article »

Peruvian Farmer Sues German Energy Giant over Environmental Damage
Posted by Kwinten Wouters on Dec 5, 2017 Leave a comment

Peruvian Farmer Sues German Energy Giant over Environmental Damage

In what is shaping to be a David and Goliath legal showdown, a court in Hamm, a city in the north-west of Germany, has declared that Saul Luciano Lliuya’s claim  Full Article »

Armed police clash with drug traffickers in 205-kilo VRAEM cocaine lab raid
Posted by Mathew Di Salvo on Dec 3, 2017 Leave a comment

Armed police clash with drug traffickers in 205-kilo VRAEM cocaine lab raid

Armed police in Peru clashed with drug traffickers this week while raiding a cocaine factory in the south of the country.

2007 Peru Earthquake 10 years on: Is Peru prepared for the next big one?
Posted by Jess Rapp on Nov 24, 2017 Leave a comment

2007 Peru Earthquake 10 years on: Is Peru prepared for the next big one?

On August 15, 2007, at 6:40 in the evening, an 8.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the central coast of Peru leaving 597 people dead, and injuring over two thousand more.  Full Article »

New revelations in the Odebrecht scandal: Was PPK involved?
Posted by Jess Rapp on Nov 15, 2017 Leave a comment

New revelations in the Odebrecht scandal: Was PPK involved?

Marcelo Odebrecht’s questioning by Peruvian prosecutors last week in Curitiba confirmed the financing of Keiko Fujimori’s campaign in 2011. However, the latest sources have revealed that President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski  Full Article »

Peru and Australia sign free trade pact at APEC Summit
Posted by Peter Andringa on Nov 10, 2017 Leave a comment

Peru and Australia sign free trade pact at APEC Summit

Peru and Australia signed a free trade pact today that does away with 99% of tariffs on imported goods from Australia, securing Peruvian exporters greater access to Australian markets.

Marcelo Odebrecht questioned for over four hours, answers unconfirmed
Posted by Jess Rapp on Nov 10, 2017 Leave a comment

Marcelo Odebrecht questioned for over four hours, answers unconfirmed

Marcelo Odebrecht, former CEO of Brazilian construction company Odebrecht, testified before Peruvian prosecutors for over four hours yesterday in Curitiba, Brazil.

Marcelo Odebrecht faces questions over his connections with Keiko Fujimori and former Peruvian presidents
Posted by Jess Rapp on Nov 9, 2017 Leave a comment

Marcelo Odebrecht faces questions over his connections with Keiko Fujimori and former Peruvian presidents

Marcelo Odebrecht, former CEO of Brazilian construction company that bears his name, will be questioned today about Keiko Fujimori’s, Alan García’s and Ollanta Humala’s alleged links to the Odebrecht corruption  Full Article »

Investigation into Keiko Fujimori and ex-congressman Joaquín Ramírez reopened
Posted by Peter Andringa on Nov 7, 2017 Leave a comment

Investigation into Keiko Fujimori and ex-congressman Joaquín Ramírez reopened

The Public Ministry of Peru has reopened a money laundering investigation involving former Fuerza Popular congressman Joaquín Ramírez and Fuerza popular leader Keiko Fujimori.