Peru ex-president Garcia asked for asylum in Uruguay: foreign ministry

FILE PHOTO: Former Peruvian president Alan Garcia talks to the media as he arrives at the National Prosecution office in Lima, Peru March 27, 2018. REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo/File photo

LIMA (Reuters) – Former Peruvian President Alan Garcia entered the Uruguayan embassy and applied for asylum, hours after being banned from leaving the country while under investigation for corruption, the Peruvian foreign ministry said on Sunday. Garcia entered the embassy and home of the Uruguayan ambassador in a residential Lima neighborhood on Saturday night and […]

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