Archive for April, 2012

Antauro Humala Transferred To Callao Naval Base

Antauro Humala Transferred To Callao Naval Base

Antauro Humala, the brother of President Ollanta Humala, has been transferred to the high-security Callao Naval Base, Peru’s government said Monday. The National Penitentiary Institute said in a statement that the transfer was due to “repeated violations of penitentiary regulations by the inmate.” The penitentiary institute, INPE, also said that […]

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Gov’t Accepts Resignation Of Official Connected To Illegal Mining

Gov’t Accepts Resignation Of Official Connected To Illegal Mining

Peru’s government has accepted the resignation of a high-ranking government official who was linked in a media report to illegal gold mining. Luis Zavaleta, the former director general of hydrocarbons, submitted his resignation to the Ministry of Energy and Mines on Friday, daily Peru.21 reported. The resignation followed an investigative […]

Peru Anti-Drug Chief Says Won’t Support Drug Legalization Proposals

Peru Anti-Drug Chief Says Won’t Support Drug Legalization Proposals

Peru’s anti-drug chief ruled out that the Andean country will support a growing call in the region to legalize drugs, an initiative that she says would do little to combat criminal groups that control the multi-billion dollar illicit trade. Carmen Masias, the head of Peru’s anti-drug agency Devida, said however […]