Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra said on Monday that Odebrecht should not be able to continue working in Peru because the Brazilian construction company had "contaminated private activity" and admitted bribing public officials.
LIMA The government of Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra, fresh off its success in passing anti-graft proposals, is working on a less popular objective: relaxing the country's labor laws.
Lima Peruvians showed strong support in a referendum on Sunday for political and judicial reforms introduced by the new President Martin Vizcarra to target corruption in one of Latin America's most promising economies, according to an exit poll.
Brazilian builder Odebrecht’s Peruvian unit has signed a deal with Peruvian authorities to pay a multimillion dollar fine that will allow it to continue operating in the country in return for providing evidence about officials it bribed, three sources related to the matter told Reuters on Saturday.
LIMA, Dec 4 Brazilian builder Odebrecht's
Peruvian unit is close to signing a plea bargain with
authorities that would protect it from liquidation in exchange
for information on officials it says it bribed, a source with
knowledge of the talks said.
LIMA Uruguay on Monday rejected a request for asylum from former Peruvian President Alan Garcia, who is currently under investigation in his home country on allegations of bribery tied to the sweeping Odebrecht corruption scandal.
LIMA, Dec 3 Uruguay has rejected a request for
asylum from former Peruvian President Alan Garcia, who is
currently under investigation in his home country on allegations
of corruption, Peruvian Foreign Minister Néstor Popolizo said on
LIMA, Nov 30 Canada's Frontera Energy Corp
could be forced to halt operations in Peru's largest
oil block if a key pipeline ruptured amid indigenous protests is
not promptly repaired, state oil company Petroperu said on
LIMA, Nov 29 A state-owned Chinese consortium
has struck a deal to buy Peru's Chaglla hydroelectric plant from
scandal-plagued Brazilian builder Odebrecht SA for at
least $618 million, Peru's Justice Ministry said on Thursday.
LIMA, Nov 26 Brazilian construction company
Odebrecht is close to reaching a final settlement with Peruvian
prosecutors over their investigation into bribes paid by
Odebrecht for public works contracts in Peru, a prosecutor said