Brit journo in Peru. Environment, drugs, human rights, poverty, corruption, (un)free speech, wilderness, rodents. @Independent @vicenews, @washingtonpost etc.

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El Comercio, one of Peru's main papers, leads on pre-trial jailing of its principal shareholder in connection with Odebrecht corruption. Huge editorial advance compared to 2011 when El Comercio's election coverage bent over backwards to favor Keiko Fujimori's presidential bid. https://t.co/2BnyNhu9BH
Devida, Peruvian government's anti-narcotics agency, declares success after area under coca cultivation only grew 9% over last year, in other words a smaller rise than in Bolivia or Colombia: https://t.co/uGs1DRsaHm
Some of Peru's most powerful businessmen just got jailed. Pre-trial detention for allegedly paying, with Brazilian partner Odebrecht, millions of $$$ in bribes to politicians in order to win public construction projects. #lavajato https://t.co/py9FCg2nnq … via @larepublica_pe
Some of Peru's most powerful businessmen just got jailed. Pre-trial detention for allegedly paying bribes to politicians in alliance with their Brazilian partner Odebrecht. #lavajato https://t.co/py9FCg2nnq via @larepublica_pe
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