Advanced Search

Weekly Report - 4 February 2021 (WR-21-05)

PERU: Presidential hopeful marred by scandal

One of the frontrunners in Peru’s presidential race, charged with murder, was embroiled in scandal this week when evidence emerged of witness tampering in the case. Daniel Urresti, a retired army general who is in touching distance of second place in opinion polls and a berth in a likely second round run-off, is charged with ordering the murder of a journalist in 1988.

End of preview - This article contains approximately 660 words.

Subscribers: Log in now to read the full article

Not a Subscriber?

Choose from one of the following options