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Peruvians question attorney general’s stance on jailed cocaine baron

A letter obtained by daily Peru. 21 has raised further questions about Attorney General Adelaida Bolívar’s insistence on transferring one of her prosecutors back to a jungle city post where her life would reportedly be at risk from Peru’s jailed cocaine kingpin Fernando Zevallos. According to the daily, Zevallos sent […]

by · January 16, 2008 · Comments are Disabled · Coca/Cocaine, Crime

Peruvian municipal police chief arrested for drug trafficking

The police chief from the city of La Mar, capital of San Miguel province in Ayacucho department, was arrested Sunday night after he was allegedly caught transporting 25 kilograms, or 55 pounds, of cocaine paste. According to daily La República, Captain Pedro Guzmán Ayma had wrapped the paste in 59 […]

by · January 15, 2008 · Comments are Disabled · Coca/Cocaine, Crime

Peru ex-lawmakers to press charges against Morales-Bermúdez

A group of former Peruvian lawmakers say they plan to press charges against Peru’s former military ruler, Gen. Francisco Morales-Bermúdez, for their kidnapping and deportation to Argentina in 1978 as part of Peru’s participation in Operation Condor. Javier Diez Canseco, Ricardo Letts, Hugo Blanco and Genaro Ledesma, who served as […]

by · January 10, 2008 · Comments are Disabled · Crime

Hackers retaliate against Peru media

Three Peruvian newspapers have been targeted by supporters of “Cyber Alexis,” the alleged alias of César Alexis Atoche who was arrested by police on Dec. 30. A hacker called Sdm, of the Dark Mafia Group, posted messages on daily Ojo and daily Correo calling for authorities to “free Cyber Alexis.” […]

by · January 7, 2008 · Comments are Disabled · Crime, Technology