Castillo, who has seen his popularity plunge in recent months, dismissed the ‘political noise’.
The extradition is the latest tied to $788m in bribes construction giant Odebrecht admitted to paying.
Political infighting within Pedro Castillo’s ruling Marxist party did not prevent Congress from approving a new cabinet.
Peru’s Congress will hold critical vote on whether to confirm left-wing President Pedro Castillo’s new cabinet.
Amid high rates of poverty, lack of in-person learning is having a devastating effect on families.
Peru’s President Pedro Castillo changed his cabinet amid accusations some ministers sympathised with Maoist rebel group.
Left-wing former head of Congress Mirtha Vasquez following resignation of Guido Bellido after just two months in the job
Alejandro Toledo faces corruption charges in his home country in relation to the Odebrecht scandal.
Officials fear the body of Abimael Guzman could become a rallying point for supporters of the group.
Imprisoned rebel leader, who had been ill in recent months, died at the age of 86.
The Leticia Pact signed by 7 South American Amazonian nations was supposed to protect the world’s largest rainforest.
At least two children were among the 32 killed, and 20 others were injured in the accident east of Lima.
Fujimori, who conceded after failed presidential run, is accused of taking illicit money from Brazil’s Odebrecht firm.
Government says 11 people died and six were injured after two boats collided in the Huallaga River in Peru.