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Montevideo, May 21st 2019 - 18:47 UTC

Ex Lima mayor jailed after admitting benefiting from the Odebrecht corruption network in Peru

Wednesday, May 15th 2019 - 09:52 UTC
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A Peruvian judge on Tuesday sentenced former Lima mayor Susana Villaran to 18 months' preventive detention for accepting illegal campaign funds from Brazilian construction firms Odebrecht and OAS. The Odebrecht bribery scandal, which has washed through Latin America, runs deep in Peru, where the country's last four presidents are accused of receiving illegal payoffs. Read full article

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