Post Tagged with: "Attorney General"

International Cooperation to Fight Organized Crime

International Cooperation to Fight Organized Crime

Prosecutors and attorneys general from 20 countries — including the U.S., the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Mexico and most of Latin America —were in Lima this week, to discuss mechanisms for greater judiciary cooperation in transnational cases of organized crime, corruption and money laundering. The host of the three-day convention was Peru’s […]

Magistrates Council Removes Attorney General from Office

Magistrates Council Removes Attorney General from Office

Attorney General Carlos Ramos Heredia was removed from his post this week, in an unprecedented move by Peru’s National Council of Magistrates. The council voted to sack Ramos Heredia following an investigation into his ties with disgraced former Ancash regional president Cesar Alvarez, who is accused of running a large […]

Cancer claims life of Peru’s attorney general

Peru’s attorney general, Adelaida Bolívar, passed away in her home today after a two-year fight with uterine cancer, Luis Bromley, head of the Institute for Legal Medicine, told reporters. Supreme Prosecutor Gladys Echaiz will temporarily assume the attorney general position, which she has held since December when Bolívar requested medical […]

Judge rejects prosecutor’s appeal to avoid return to alledgedly dangerous post

A state prosecutor fighting reassignment to a jungle post for fear of reprisals from one of Peru’s most notorious drug barons has suffered another legal setback. Judge Teresa Jara García rejected a habeas corpus appeal by prosecutor Luz Loayza against Attorney General Adelaida Bolívar and members of Supreme Court of […]