Region: Peru

Peru’s congressional corruption investigation labelled overambitious

A new congressional committee set up in Peru to investigate potential corruption in the construction sector has not been given a realistic time frame and risks jeopardising prosecutorial probes, according to local experts.

18 September 2020

Senior Peru prosecutor: coronavirus shouldn’t get corruption suspects out of pre-trial detention

The senior Peruvian prosecutor addressed the immediate challenges that the coronavirus has presented for the country’s justice system, Peru’s progress in Odebrecht-linked investigations, and what the country can learn from Brazil to improve anti-corruption enforcement.

06 May 2020

Peruvian prosecutor accuses Odebrecht suspects of taking advantage of coronavirus

17 April 2020

Coronavirus reveals shortcomings in Peru’s prosecutorial system

Peruvian lawyers hope prosecutors will be able to conduct investigations more efficiently after being forced to work remotely amid the coronavirus pandemic.

16 April 2020

Peru suspends Operation Car Wash investigations amid coronavirus pandemic

23 March 2020

Peru requests three years of preventative detention for former first lady

18 March 2020

Peru court rejects Fujimori appeal against preventative detention

16 March 2020

Former Peru PM arrested in Odebrecht investigation

25 February 2020

Judge accepts Fujimori’s pre-trial detention appeal

06 February 2020

Graña y Montero withdraws arbitration claim after prosecutor’s deal

Peruvian construction group Graña y Montero has withdrawn a US$300 million arbitration claim against Peru over a gas pipeline project that collapsed in the wake of the Odebrecht corruption scandal after reaching a deal with the country’s prosecutors.

07 January 2020

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