Alejandro Toledo is already sharing the Barbadillo Prison facilities with fellow former Peruvian Presidents Alberto Fujimori and Pedro Castillo after his extradition from the United States was completed Sunday. He is to stand trial for allegedly receiving bribes worth US$ 35 million from the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht.
Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo turned himself in to US authorities Friday and is to remain in custody pending his extradition to the South American country, which is scheduled for Sunday on a commercial flight to Lima, where he will be housed at the Barbadillo prison alongside his former colleagues Alberto Fujimori and Pedro Castillo.
US Federal Judge Thomas Hixson ordered former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo to surrender to marshalls in the Californian city of San Jose next Friday, April 21, at 9 am local time for his extradition to Lima to face corruption charges in another spinoff of the Odebrecht case in his country. In the meantime, Toledo will be housed in a jail in the Californian county of San Mateo.
A US judge Wednesday ordered the arrest of former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo Manrique, who is said to have received millions of dollars in bribes in exchange for awarding works to the Brazilian company Odebrecht. The Court revoked Toledo's parole and ruled him taken into custody to proceed with his extradition to his country, where he faces charges of corruption.
While former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo is jailed in California pending his extradition to stand trial for his alleged involvement in a corruption scandal, one of the prosecution's main witnesses died this weekend in Israel.
A United States Judge Tuesday gave the green light for the extradition of former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo to his country, where he is under trial for alleged corruption, it was reported.
Peruvian former Foreign Minister Óscar Maúrtua has been appointed again for the job to replace Héctor Béjar, who resigned earlier this week after just 19 days in office.
A former Peruvian first lady was dragged out of a courtroom in San Francisco on Thursday as she cursed a judge's decision to keep her husband, ex-president Alejandro Toledo, in jail pending extradition proceedings.
Peru's fugitive President Alejandro Celestino Toledo Manrique has been arrested Tuesday in California following an extradition request filed a year ago by his country's authorities, it was reported by both US and Peruvian sources.
Former Peruvian President Alan García was reported to have died on Wednesday after shooting himself in the head minutes before a warrant for his arrest was to be executed. Alan Gabriel Ludwig García Pérez, 69, was president of Peru from 1985 to 1990 and from 2006 to 2011. He also served in Congress.