Today, 17 April, ex-President of Peru Alan Garcia died in detention by shooting himself. 69-year-old Alan Garcia made a suicide attempt at his home in Lima. According to preliminary data, he shot himself in the neck.
The former President was taken to the hospital in Lima. Health Minister Zulema Thomas confirmed that Alan Garcia was in critical condition. His three reanimated. According to some, the bullet completely passed through the head of the former head of Peru.
Garcia held the position of President of Peru twice in 1985-1990 and 2006-2011.
Law enforcement authorities in Peru suspect Garcia of taking bribes from the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht. In that time, she participated in the production of electric trains for the metro of Lima. In Latin America, Odebrecht has spent hundreds of millions of dollars to bribe high-ranking officials, Ministers and presidents to obtain lucrative public contracts.
In March 2018, the President of Peru Pedro Pablo Kuczynski announced the decision to leave his post after threats of impeachment. The scandal led to the impeachment attempt Kuczynski broke out after the publication of information that two related firms received large sums of money from the company Odebrecht.