Fujimori left the woman's prison in the capital Lima on bail wearing a face mask and white gloves. She had earlier announced on Twitter that she would head straight from the facility to take a coronavirus test.
Police attempted to detain Alan Garcia amid corruption allegations in Latin America's largest graft probe.
Vizcarra said Attorney General Pedro Chavarry's dismissal of prosecutors jeopardizes investigations into allegations of bribery involving some of the country's highest-ranking politicians, including several former presidents.
President Martin Vizcarra has succeeded in channeling public outrage as he pushes Sunday's vote as an essential decree to "end the plague of corruption."
Across Latin America justice is increasingly wielded to settle political scores. With increasing political polarisation the rule of law is suffering which does not bode well for the long term wellbeing of Latin American nations.
The recent Summit of the Americas and the transition of power in Cuba are just two events among a number of political shifts taking place in Latin America. Do the shifts indicate that the region can prevent another lost decade?
The former president is under investigation over bribes he allegedly accepted from Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht to secure public works contracts.
Peru's Congress fell eight votes short of impeaching President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski over graft allegations linked to a Brazilian construction giant.
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The accusation against the president stems from Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht's revelation on Wednesday that it paid Pedro Pablo Kuczynski nearly $5 million to advise companies tied to it between 2004 and 2013.
Jorge Glas was handed a six-year jail term for taking bribes worth a total $13.5 million from Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht.
Opposition-controlled Congress dismissed the cabinet of centre-right President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, pitching the country into its worst political crisis in years.
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