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Bringing the Comptroller under Control

Bringing the Comptroller under Control

Lawmakers in the ruling PPK party yesterday joined their Apra colleagues in Congress to demand the resignation of the Comptroller General, Edgar Alarcon. “The country needs a Comptroller General of the Republic who has the integrity and technical capability” to oversee public spending, said cabinet chief Fernando Zavala in a […]

Cajamarca’s Saavedra: Regional Gov’t Has Not Funded Mine Protests

Cajamarca’s Saavedra: Regional Gov’t Has Not Funded Mine Protests

Wilfredo Saavedra, the head of the Environmental Defense Front in Cajamarca, says that his group did not receive financial support from Cajamarca’s regional government to fund the protests against a Newmont Mining project last year. In an interview with Ideeleradio, Saavedra said: “We haven’t received any type of support from the […]

Comptroller General: Cajamarca Gov’t Used Education Funds For Mine Protests

Peru’s comptroller general, Fuad Khoury, has accused the regional government of Cajamarca of using funds for recent protests against mining projects that were instead supposed to be used for education, according to daily La Republica. Cajamarca Regional President Gregorio Santos began leading protests against Newmont Mining’s Minas Conga gold project […]

Peru Auditor Finds More than 10,000 Cases Of Gov’t Irregularities In Garcia’s Final Years

Peru Auditor Finds More than 10,000 Cases Of Gov’t Irregularities In Garcia’s Final Years

Peru’s Comptroller General, Fuad Khoury, said Wednesday there were 10,659 cases of government irregularities during the final years of former President Alan Garcia’s administration, daily La Republica reported. Khoury said during a presentation to the Congressional committee that his office had opened 29,405 reports for 2,369 government agencies between January 2009 and […]