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7/13/17

Looks like Ollanta Humala is going to spend the night in jail

We're about an hour into the three hour judicial ruling on whether ex-President of Peru Ollanta Humala accepted bribes from Odebrecht. So far the ruling is going very badly for him and his wife.

There are four elements needed to decide whether they will be taken into pre-trial custody, and the first two have gone against them. If the other two are ruled against them as well, they'll need to pack pyjamas because there are new beds waiting for them this evening.

Expect an update on this post later.

UPDATE: The judge imposes "preventative prison" on both. Go to jail, go directly to jail, do not pass go, do not collect three million dollars in bribes from Brazialian construction companies.