Post Tagged with: "Vladimiro Montesinos"

Fujimori gets an eight-day break from human rights abuse trial for treatment of pre-cancerous mouth lesion

Jailed ex-President Alberto Fujimori will get an eight-day break from his human rights abuse trial for allegedly sanctioning a paramilitary dead squad during his decade-long authoritarian regime so that doctors can treat him for a pre-cancerous lesion in his mouth.

Former third man from the top of the Peruvian army hierarchy says Fujimori is guilty of sanctioning death squad

The former third highest ranking officer in Peru’s army testified yesterday that ex-President Alberto Fujimori is directly to blame for the Barrios Altos and La Cantuta massacres, carried out by the Colina group paramilitary death squad. “The President of the Republic, in this case the accused, Fujimori, is the one […]

Former media owner released from prison

A tabloid newspaper owner convicted of taking bribes from former intelligence chief Vladimiro Montesinos to run smear campaigns against opponents of ex-president Alberto Fujimori got an early release from prison yesterday. Moisés Wolfenson was released from Lima’s San Jorge prison after Peru’s highest court, the Constitutional Tribunal, ruled that penitentiary […]

SIE chief arrested for 1996 kidnapping and murder

The former head of the Army’s Intelligence Service, SIE, was arrested last Thursday for the 1996 murder of a SIE agent who was suspected of providing information to the press. Col. Carlos Edmundo Sánchez Noriega led the SIE from 1996 to 1997 and is accused of authorizing the murder of […]