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Three decades of presidential corruption rattles Peru ahead of referendum

Dec 05, 2018 - The Miami Herald

One's trying to flee the country, one just got out of jail and another one is on the lam. But they all have one thing in common: they were Peruvian presidents.

The South American nation heads to the polls Sunday to vote in a constitutional referendum that's being seen as backlash against corruption allegations that have decimated the country's ruling class. Four of the country's last five presidents are now being investigated for taking bribes from Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht o...