Post Tagged with: "President Alan Garcia"

Humala Meets with Former Presidents in Show of Unity Ahead of ICJ Ruling

Humala Meets with Former Presidents in Show of Unity Ahead of ICJ Ruling

President Ollanta Humala on Monday met with former presidents Alan Garcia and Alejandro Toledo in a sign of unity ahead of an international ruling on Peru’s maritime border dispute with Chile. The meeting, which included Premier Cesar Villanueva and Foreign Affairs Minister Eda Rivas, lasted about three hours. Justice Minister […]

Humala Calls Presidential Meeting Ahead of Ruling on Maritime Border Dispute

Humala Calls Presidential Meeting Ahead of Ruling on Maritime Border Dispute

President Ollanta Humala is inviting former Presidents Alan Garcia and Alejandro Toledo to a meeting early next week, to discuss the upcoming ruling by The Hague on a maritime border dispute with Chile, daily El Comercio reported. The meeting is expected to be held Monday at the government palace, and […]

Congressional Committee Says Garcia Committed ‘Constitutional Infraction’

Congressional Committee Says Garcia Committed ‘Constitutional Infraction’

A special congressional committee investigating former President Alan Garcia’s administration said Garcia acted in violation of the Constitution when he pardoned prisoners during his presidency convicted of drug trafficking. The committee, known as the Megacommission, has been investigating allegations of corruption in Garcia’s 2006-2011 administration (his first presidential term was […]

Prosecutors Say Official Led ‘Criminal Organization’ with Narco-Pardons

Prosecutors Say Official Led ‘Criminal Organization’ with Narco-Pardons

Peruvian prosecutors have ordered the detention of a former high-ranking official who headed the presidential pardons commission during President Alan Garcia’s administration (2006-2011). Miguel Facundo Chinguel, considered a flight risk, was detained this week on a court order of a nine month “preventive imprisonment”, while investigations continue, and after revelations by an informant directly […]