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Peru's Garcia, former president and political chameleon, kills himself to avoid arrest

Reuters Wednesday, 17 April 2019 ()
Alan Garcia was the charismatic chameleon of Peruvian politics, once popular enough to be elected president twice. But his terms were filled with ups and downs and he eventually became caught up in the Odebrecht bribery scandal that rocked Latin America.
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According to Reuters, the former president of Peru Alan Garcia, fatally shot himself in the head on Wednesday at his home in Lima as police waited in another room to arrest him in the Odebrecht case. Garcia had denied the corruption allegations that had long dogged him until the end, saying he was...

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