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Peru’s most wanted fugitive arrested in Colombia
Posted by Colin Post on May 1, 2016 1 comment

Peru’s most wanted fugitive arrested in Colombia

Peru drug trafficker Gerson “Caracol” Galvez was arrested at a shopping center in Medellin, Colombia on Saturday. The alleged leader of Callao’s feared gang, Barrio King, was arrested by a  Full Article »

Peru: murder highlights corruption in Lima port district
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 3, 2015 1 comment

Peru: murder highlights corruption in Lima port district

The murder in broad daylight of a public security guard brings scrutiny on the political machine which controls Lima’s port district of Callao. While the port region of Callao makes  Full Article »

Municipal whistleblower murdered outside Lima
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 2, 2015 1 comment

Municipal whistleblower murdered outside Lima

Wilbur Castillo, a municipal employee in Callao who exposed a wiretapping scandal in 2012, was murdered in Callao this morning. Castillo was driving through Callao’s La Perla district when two  Full Article »

Who is Gerald Oropeza?
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 14, 2015 Leave a comment

Who is Gerald Oropeza?

Gerald Oropeza was Peru’s most wanted fugitive when he was arrested in Ecuador and extradited to Peru on Sunday for money laundering and drug trafficking charges. Nicknamed “Tony Montana,” Oropeza  Full Article »