Crime in Peru
Crime in Peru is investigated by the Peruvian police.
In 2012, Peru had a murder rate of 9.6 per 100,000 population. There were a total of 2,865 murders in Peru in 2012.Peru's most prominent polit...
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Human trafficking in Peru
Peru is a source, transit, and destination country for men, women, and children subjected to trafficking in persons, specifically forced labor and forced prostitution. Several thousand persons are est...
Domestic violence in Peru
Domestic violence in Peru is a problem; abuses are aggravated by insensitivity on the part of law enforcement and judicial authorities toward female victims.The law prohibits domestic violence, and pe...
Antauro Humala
Antauro Humala Tasso is a Peruvian nationalist and a former army major.He attained international prominence on 1 January 2005 by occupying a rural police station in Andahuaylas, Apurímac Region. Assis...
Japanese embassy hostage crisis
The Japanese embassy hostage crisis began on 17 December 1996 in Lima, Peru, when 14 members of the Túpac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA) took hostage hundreds of high-level diplomats, governmen...
Abimael Guzmán
Manuel Rubén Abimael Guzmán Reynoso ([maˈnwel ruˈβen aβimaˈel ɡuzˈman reiˈnoso]; born 3 December 1934), also known by the nom de guerre President Gonzalo (Spanish: Presidente Gonzalo), a former pr...
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Alberto Fujimori
Alberto Fujimori Fujimori ([alˈβeɾto fuxiˈmoɾi] [fuʝiˈmoɾi] [ɸuʥiꜜmoɽi]; Japanese: 藤森藤森アルベルト Fujimori Fujimori Aruberuto; born 28 July 1938) was a Peruvian politician. He was President of Peru fr...
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Comrade José
Comrade José (Camarada José) is the nom de guerre of Víctor Quispe Palomino, who claims to be the leader of the Shining Path, a Maoist guerrilla group in Peru.By late November 2007, DIRCOTE had identi...
Pishtacos
Pishtacos is a term Peruvian police has used to refer to alleged Peruvian gangsters who were suspected of murdering up to 60 people for their fat, and sold it to intermediaries in Lima, who are though...
Oscar Mollohuanca
Oscar Mollohuanca is the mayor of Espinar Province in Peru. On 30 May 2012, he was arrested by the national government and accused of inciting protests against an expansion of a copper mine owned by X...
Moises Wolfenson
Moisés Wolfenson is a former Peruvian congressman (2000-2001) who, together with his brother Alex, was convicted on embezzlement and conspiracy charges and sentenced on 15 February 2005 to 5 years in ...
Julio Salazar
General Julio Ronald Salazar Monroe was the de jure chief of Peru's National Intelligence Service (SIN) during the early 1990s. During Salazar's tenure at the SIN, Vladimiro Montesinos acted as the...
Judiciary reform in Peru under Alberto Fujimori
The State of the Judiciary Under Fujimori isDuring the presidency of Alberto Fujimori (1990- 2002) the Judiciary branch of Peru faced many reforms that the president enacted as a way to fulfill his c...
Óscar Ramírez
Óscar Ramírez Durand (born 16 March 1953), who is commonly known as Comrade Feliciano, was one of the leaders of the Shining Path, a Maoist terrorist group in Peru.Ramírez assumed control of the Shini...
Lady Bardales
Lady Bardales (born 29 nov 1982) is a Peruvian police officer who worked for former president Alejandro Toledo in 2005 [1]. She is a lieutenant in the Peruvian National Police, and was at some point a...
Illegal drug trade in Peru
The illegal drug trade in Peru includes the growing of coca and the shipment of cocaine to the United States. In an example of the balloon effect, dramatic falls in coca cultivation in the late 1990s ...
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Santiago Martín Rivas
Santiago Martín Rivas was a major in the Peruvian Army, a member of the Army Intelligence Service, and the leader of a death squad known as Grupo Colina, responsible for a number of massacres durin...