Peru To Arrest Former President Alejandro Toledo For Corruption

Prosecutors in Peru will order the arrest of former President Alejandro Toledo after discovering millions of dollars in what they say are bribes paid in exchange for steering public contracts. Read more

Why Are Hezbollah Militias Involved In Peru’s Violence?

A Peruvian citizen’s death during a union protest in La Pampa district is raising questions regarding Hezbollah-linked militia presence in the Latin American country. Read more

Secret Service Makes Massive Counterfeit Bust In Peru

US and Peruvian agents seized a record $30 million in counterfeit dollars in the biggest haul of fake US cash ever by the US Secret Service, the agency said on Thursday. Read more

Lima, Peru – Son Of Jewish-Polish Refugees With Narrow Lead In Peru Election

LIMA, Peru — Economist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski had a razor-thin lead over the daughter of an imprisoned former president in Peru’s presidential election, as Peruvians nervously awaited results still trickling in from remote parts of the Andean nation. Read more

Israeli Tourist, 21, Found Dead on Bus In Peru

A young Israeli woman died Thursday in Peru after traveling in the country’s western Huaraz region, the Foreign Ministry announced. Read more

Jewish Activist Lori Berenson Returning To NY After 20-Year Ordeal In Peru

Lori Berenson, the Jewish New Yorker whose imprisonment in Peru for aiding leftist rebels became a cause celebre, is returning to the United States after 20 years. Read more