Post Tagged with: "Corruption"

El Comercio: Judicial commmission rules against probe of attorney general

The National Magistrates Council, CNM, has decided to not open investigations against Attorney General Adelaida Bolívar over her handling of two drug trafficking investigations. The CNM’s disciplinary commission, led by Francisco Delgado, summoned Bolívar and three other prosecutors in early February to answer questions about alleged irregularities. According to daily […]

by · February 22, 2008 · Comments are Disabled · Coca/Cocaine, Corruption, Law & Justice, Politics

2008 APEC Senior Officials Meeting begins in Lima

Hundreds of delegates from 21 countries met in Lima today as part of the first Senior Officials Meeting, SOM I, which initiates meetings for the 2008 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum.

by · February 19, 2008 · Comments are Disabled · Business, Politics

Cousin of key drug trafficking witness in Zevallos trial brutally murdered

The cousin of a key witness against Peru’s jailed cocaine kingpin Fernando Zevallos has been identified as one of two men found butchered in a dump close to Lima’s northern fringes. Óscar Benites, a jailed former drug trafficker for Zevallos turned U.S. DEA informant, told police his cousin’s murder was […]

120 Peruvian police removed from cocaine producing region

The inspector general of the National Police is removing 120 police officers from the Apurímac and Ene river valleys, VRAE, where about 30 percent of Peru’s coca leaf, the raw material used to make cocaine, is harvested. Sixty of the officers are suspected of drug trafficking while another 27 are […]