MercoPress, en Español

Montevideo, April 27th 2018 - 02:49 UTC

Fallout from Odebrecht: Peruvian congress initiates proceedings to impeach president Kuczynski

Saturday, December 16th 2017 - 16:53 UTC
Full article 2 comments

Lawmakers in Peru initiated proceedings to impeach President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who refuses to resign after being accused of failing to disclose decade-old payments from a Brazilian company embroiled in Latin America’s biggest corruption scandal. In a brief session, 27 of 130 members of congress put forward a request to consider removing the former Wall Street banker for “permanent moral incapacity”. Lawmakers could summon Kuczynski to defend himself before congress as early as next week. Read full article

Comments

Disclaimer & comment rules

Commenting for this story is now closed.
If you have a Facebook account, become a fan and comment on our Facebook Page!