Post Tagged with: "Ancash"

Loreto’s Regional President Turns Himself In to Police

Loreto’s Regional President Turns Himself In to Police

The regional president of Peru’s Loreto region, Yvan Vasquez, has turned himself over to police, after going into hiding for almost a week when a court order was issued for his arrest. Vasquez showed up at a political rally in Iquitos, the capital of Loreto, where he went into police […]

Comptroller General Reviews Lifting Blockade on Ancash Accounts

Comptroller General Reviews Lifting Blockade on Ancash Accounts

Peru’s Comptroller General, Fuad Khoury, is evaluating the possibility of lifting a blockade on the bank accounts of the central Ancash region, which is roiling in corruption allegations. In April, the comptroller general requested that the Finance Ministry freeze the regional government’s accounts, on the grounds of alleged corruption and concerns about […]

Prosecutors Say Ancash President Head of Criminal Group

Prosecutors Say Ancash President Head of Criminal Group

The Anti-Corruption Prosecutors  Office alleges that the regional president of Ancash is the head of a criminal organization that includes 16 people, according to daily Peru.21. The report by the anti-corruption prosecutors’ office  said that the criminal organization includes two congressmen, the mayor of the province of Santa in Ancash, […]

Reports Point to More Political Violence in Ancash

Political violence in Peru’s Andean region of Ancash continued, as another candidate for regional president and an anti-corruption prosecutor received death threats. Newspaper La Republica reported that opposition politician and political candidate for the regional president of Ancash, Juan Calderon, received a funeral flower arrangement. The delivery of the wreath […]