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Peruvian Constitutional Court validates the dissolution of congress

The court declared President Martín Vizcarra’s decision to dissolve the congress constitutionally valid and announced that parliamentary elections will be held on January 26

Uncertainty looms over Peru

Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra dissolved the National Congress, then the legislators retaliated and voted to suspend him

Ecuadorian Court issues preventative detention order for Rafael Correa

Correa’s defense lawyer rejected court’s decision and said that he would appeal the order on Monday, August 12

Demonstrations continue in Colombia demanding resignation of attorney general

Attorney general Néstor Humberto Martínez is accused of hiding information regarding bribes paid by Odebrecht to Colombian politicians to get the contract of a 2 billion dollars highway project

Colombians demand resignation of attorney general in Odebrecht corruption case

Néstor Humberto Martínez is accused of withholding information that links Colombian politicians with Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. Before becoming attorney general, he was a lawyer for a firm that partnered Odebrecht

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