Peru’s former president shot himself in the neck as police came to arrest him over bribery, is now in critical condition
|04/17/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Alan García, the former president of Peru, is in critical condition after shooting himself as police came to arrest him over bribery allegations.
- García is accused of receiving bribes from Odebrecht, a Brazilian construction company, for a train construction project in Lima during his tenure. He denies those claims.
- Odebrecht pleaded guilty to paying officials across Latin America $788 million in exchange for lucrative infrastructure deals. The US Justice Department in 2016 called it the “largest foreign bribery case in history.”
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