On Tuesday, the Peruvian National Police captured 26 people involved in the criminal organization Los Malditos de Chumbivilcas, which included municipal leaders and other high-ranking officials. The Ministry of the Full Article »
On Thursday morning, the Peruvian National Police captured 18 members of ‘Los Bolongos’ gang, who authorities have tied to least 39 murders since 2009. In charge of the operation, the Full Article »
Prosecutors and attorney generals from 20 countries gathered in Lima last week to discuss improvements to judicial cooperation in the investigation of transnational organized crime.
On the afternoon of Friday, September 22, a group of Peruvian police officers belonging to the Environmental Protection Authority of Peru (DEPMA) was ambushed in the region of Madre de Dios Full Article »
The Barrios Altos neighborhood in downtown Lima saw a police officer murdered and three children shot in two incidents last week. Last night unknown suspects aboard a motor-taxi opened fire Full Article »
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 »
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 new defense minister, Jorge Nieto, will focus on stamping out the Shining Path guerrilla rebels who operate in the VRAEM, Peru’s main coca-producing region. Nieto announced his priorities after Full Article »