Peruvian History Information

Fujimori’s former spy chief testifies he is innocent of sanctioning death squad

Ex-President Alberto Fujimori’s once-feared intelligence chief, Vladimiro Montesinos, testified Monday that his former boss is innocent of charges he sanctioned the Colina group paramilitary death squad. Fujimori, 69, could hardly contain a grin as his former spy chief depicted him as a “courageous” hero who defeated a bloody leftist insurgency […]

RPP: Chile to return books, documents and manuscripts sacked during War of the Pacific

The Chilean government plans to return to Peru more than 100 books, documents and manuscripts taken during the 1879-1883 War of the Pacific, when Chilean forces sacked the Peruvian capital of Lima, Radio Programas reported Wednesday. Ambassador Martín Irigoyen, undersecretary of foreign cultural policy in Peru’s Foreign Affairs Ministry, said […]