Peru: ex-president Alejandro Toledo will be able to be extradited from United States for trial for corruption

Washington authorized the extradition of the former Head of State (2001-2006) suspected of having perceived tens of millions of dollars of the Brazilian construction group Odebrecht.

MO12345lemonde with AFP

The path to a trial in his country of the former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo clears up after the extradition authorization granted by the United States where the former head of state has resided since the end of his mandate in 2006.

“We have learned that the US State Department has granted the extradition of Alejandro Toledo Manrique, for crimes of influence and money laundering,” said the Peruvian public prosecutor in a message on Twitter . He said he “coordinated” with the “national and foreign” authorities for “the upcoming execution of his extradition”.

/Media reports cited above.