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Humalas in 18-Month Custody, Judge Deems Flight Risk

Humalas in 18-Month Custody, Judge Deems Flight Risk

Former President Ollanta Humala and his wife Nadine Heredia were sent to prison on Friday afternoon, to serve an 18-month preventive imprisonment term while investigations continue into allegations of corruption and money laundering.  Investigations have been ongoing for at least two years and are likely to continue for at least […]

New Justice Minister Faces Choppy Waters

New Justice Minister Faces Choppy Waters

The new minister for Justice and Human Rights, Aldo Vasquez, was sworn in at the government palace on Wednesday evening, during a week of some of the most difficult crises that President Ollanta Humala’s government has faced since taking office in 2011. Vasquez succeeds Gustavo Adrianzen, who resigned this week […]

Humala’s Approval Rating Continues to Dive

Humala’s Approval Rating Continues to Dive

President Ollanta Humala saw his approval rating tumble again in June, reaching its lowest point since taking office almost four years ago, according to two new polls released days after a political crisis involving Congress. Pollster Ipsos said Sunday in newspaper El Comercio that Humala’s approval rating fell to 17% […]

Fugitive Belaunde flown into Lima from Bolivia

Fugitive Belaunde flown into Lima from Bolivia

Martín Belaunde Lossio, under investigation as a lead player in the country’s largest-known corruption network in the Ancash region, was flown into Lima this morning from the border town of Desaguadero, where Bolivia’s President Evo Morales personally handed him over to Peru’s Minister of Interior, Jose Perez Guadalupe. He is being held […]