Peru: Prosecutor Asks for Pre-Trial Detention of Former Prime Minister

The prosecutor in the case against Yehude Simon Munaro, who served as prime minister from 2008 to 2009, requested three years of pre-trial detention, according to El Comercio. The prosecution accused Simon of accepting bribes from Odebrecht in exchange for $300,000 in campaign contributions in 2006. Simon maintains his innocence. In 2016 a United States … Continue reading Peru: Prosecutor Asks for Pre-Trial Detention of Former Prime Minister

Odebrecht Signs Agreement with Government of Peru

"ODEBRECHT" / April 12, 2017 / Jeso Carneiro / Flickr / CC BY-NC 2.0

Odebrecht and the government of Peru signed an agreement which will allow the Brazilian construction conglomerate to operate in the country, according to Reuters. Two sources told Reutersthat Odebrecht will have to pay an approximately US$180 million fine over 15 years and admit to paying bribes related to four infrastructure projects. Another source said, "The 15 years’ … Continue reading Odebrecht Signs Agreement with Government of Peru