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Peru’s Ex Spy Chief Allegedly Laundered Drug Money While in Jail

A closely-monitored businessman in Uruguay has been arrested for allegedly laundering some $25 million in drug money for Peru’s former intelligence chief, Vladimiro Montesinos. Sergio Hermida, a football contractor and president of Montevideo’s second division Waston basketball team, has been monitored since 2008, according to a report in Diario16. Over […]

Montesinos Refuses to Testify in Fujimori Tabloid Trial

Montesinos Refuses to Testify in Fujimori Tabloid Trial

On Friday last week, before news broke on the weekend of allegedly laundering drug money via Uruguay, former intelligence chief, Vladimiro Montesinos, took center stage at a trial being heard against former President Alberto Fujimori.  He had been called to testify on the unauthorized use of military funds to bribe […]

Humala Bats Away Rumor of Fathering Child

Humala Bats Away Rumor of Fathering Child

President Ollanta Humala’s office swatted away a rumor that he had a child out of wedlock and that his relationship with First Lady Nadine Heredia is on the rocks. The President’s office issued a statement to “categorically deny the vile rumors and lies” aimed at “harming the head of State, the first lady […]

Alban to Head Ministry of Interior, Following Top Resignations

Alban to Head Ministry of Interior, Following Top Resignations

Walter Alban, a former People’s Ombudsman and the Peruvian Ambassador to the Organization of American States, OAS, has been appointed to head the Ministry of Interior following the resignation of Wilfredo Pedraza on Friday. Pedraza’s resignation, and that of President Ollanta Humala’s top security adviser, Adrian Villafuerte, came in the […]