https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-47965867

100 0

Image caption Alan García served as president of Peru from 1985 to 1990 and again from 2006 to 2011. Former Peruvian President Alan García has died after shooting himself as police arrived at his home to arrest him over bribery allegations. Mr García was rushed to hospital in the capital, Lima. His death was confirmed by current President Martín Vizcarra. A crowd of supporters gathered outside the hospital and were held back by a line of police. Mr García was accused of taking bribes from Brazilian construction company Odebrecht - claims he denied. Mr García served as president from 1985 to 1990 and again from 2006 to 2011. WHAT HAPPENED AT HIS HOME? Officers had been sent to arrest him in connection with the allegations. Full story

17 April

wait