Peru Five questions after the suicide of Alan Garcia

Peru: Five questions after Alan Garcia suicide

As the police entered his home and put him in custody, former Peruvian head of state Alan Garcia committed suicide. He was the subject of an extensive corruption investigation, along with three other former presidents. In the early hours of Wednesday, April 17, police arrive at the home of the former head of state of […]

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Peru: Former President Alan Garcia Suicides Just Before His Arrest

Peru: Former President Alan Garcia Suicides Just Before His Arrest

Former Peruvian President Alan Garcia committed suicide Wednesday in Lima just before his arrest as part of the Odebrecht corruption scandal, the latest dramatic rebound in this sprawling record splashing the Latin American political class. “Alan Garcia is dead,” said Omar Quesada, general secretary of the party of the former leader. Current Peruvian President Martin […]

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Peru Hundreds of Protesters Demand Resignation of Attorney General

Peru: Hundreds of Protesters Demand Resignation of Attorney General

Hundreds of people protested Thursday in Peru to demand the resignation of the attorney general who had tried to dismiss a team of investigators working on the corruption case around the Brazilian group BTP Odebrecht involving senior political figures. The most important mobilization was held in Lima, peacefully and under police escort. “Peru for justice […]

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