The Peruvian Ex-President Alan García is dead. The 69-Year-old had died a few hours after his suicide attempt to his injuries, stated garcía’s social Democrats on Wednesday. The former head of state had shot in the Morning in his house just before a planned arrest because of corruption allegations in the head. Subsequently, he was operated on his head injury, informed the Director of the hospital. After his admission, he had suffered three heart attacks, the Doctors would have him reanimate. But in the end you have to live the fight to Garcia’s apparently lost.

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The justice had arranged a ten-day remand of the former President (1985-1990 and 2006-2011), within the framework of the investigations in the corruption scandal of the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht. The Prosecutor’s office determined against Garcia for alleged illegal financing of his election campaign in 2006 with donations from Odebrecht.


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Garcia denies, Odebrecht to have the money accepted. “You can not arrest people on the basis of speculation, that would be a great injustice,” said Garcia on Tuesday evening in a conversation with the station RPP.

a week Ago, the Ex-President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (2016-2018) was also due to alleged corruption in the case of Odebrecht in custody. Odebrecht is said to have paid hundreds of millions of dollars of bribe money in all of Latin America, in order to get lucrative government contracts. Kuczynski resigned ahead of an imminent impeachment proceedings a year ago. On Tuesday evening, Kuczynski was admitted because of a heart condition in a hospital in Lima. Also Kuczynski denies to be in the corruption scandal.

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Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.


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