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Callao Emergency Crime Strategy Continues

In one of his first executive decisions, President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has extended the state of emergency in the port city of Callao for a further 30 days.  The measure was first applied in late December 2015 and has been renewed monthly since then. The state of emergency allows the […]

Callao: State of Emergency Extended 60 Days to Fight Crime

The government has extended the state of emergency in the port city of Callao for a further 60 days, in an effort to permit broader police action to reduce delinquency and violent crime. The measure — which Interior minister José Luis Pérez Guadalupe said was to prevent possible gang wars […]

Drug Trafficking Analyst Briefly Detained

Drug Trafficking Analyst Briefly Detained

Sociologist Jaime Antezana, a recognized analyst of terrorism and drug trafficking, was released this week after two days in police custody, related to a libel complaint filed against him two years ago. Antezana is being sued by the former governor of Huanuco, Luis Picon, after Antezana told Caretas magazine in […]

Ibero-American Meeting on Security and Defense

Ibero-American Meeting on Security and Defense

Drug traffic, organized crime and youth gangs are the key security threats faced by Latin America, according to Miguel Requena, director of Spain’s General Gutierrez Mellado University Institute. Requena is in Lima for the 8th Ibero-American Week on Peace, Security and Defense, organized by the Spanish institution and Peru’s Secretariat […]