The coffin with the remains of late Peruvian former President Alan Garcia arrives to the American Popular Revolutionary Alliance (APRA) party headquarter's in Lima. Photo: AFP

‘A decision of dignity and honour’: Peruvians mourn ex-leader Garcia after he shot himself to avoid arrest for corruption scandal

  • The former chief of state twice served as president and at his peak was hailed the ‘president of hope’
  • Prosecutors said they believed the former president received more than US$100,000 from Odebrecht, disguised as a payment to speak at a conference in Brazil.
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The coffin with the remains of late Peruvian former President Alan Garcia arrives to the American Popular Revolutionary Alliance (APRA) party headquarter's in Lima. Photo: AFP
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