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Peru Files Extradition Request in U.S. for Ex-President Alejandro Toledo

Peru Files Extradition Request in U.S. for Ex-President Alejandro Toledo

Sixteen years after leading a 200,000-strong protest march against corruption and electoral fraud, former President Alejandro Toledo now faces an order for his own arrest. There is also a price on his head — $100,000 for information leading to his arrest. During his presidency, Toledo allegedly received $20 million in […]

Congressional Committee Recommends Accusing Toledo of Money Laundering

Congressional Committee Recommends Accusing Toledo of Money Laundering

A congressional committee on Monday approved a report that calls for former President Alejandro Toledo to be charged with money laundering and unlawful association. The report will have to be approved in Congress’ full session before a charge is filed with Peru’s judiciary, according to daily El Comercio. The accusations […]

Peru has a “Serious Corruption Problem” – Watchdog Group

Global watchdog group Transparency International’s annual corruption index showed that Peru falls within a category that includes countries with a “serious corruption problem.” The index provided a score for 175 countries. Nations that received a score of less than 50 out of 100 are considered to have a serious corruption […]

Peru Truth Commission: Recommendations for Reconciliation Not Being Implemented

Peru Truth Commission: Recommendations for Reconciliation Not Being Implemented

Ten years after Peru’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission released a report on the country’s internal conflict, most of its recommendations have not been implemented. The commission, which was led by noted academic Salomon Lerner Febres, called for government reforms as well as reparations for victims and their families. On Saturday, […]