Peru president quits facing impeachment | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, March 23, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:01 AM, March 23, 2018

Peru president quits facing impeachment

Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski announced his resignation Wednesday in an address to the nation, the day before he was to face an impeachment vote in Congress. The 79-year-old former Wall Street banker, under fire over his links to Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht, denied allegations of bribe-taking but said his resignation was "the best thing for the country."

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