Police raid president’s home in Peru

Q: Police and prosecutors conducted a surprise raid of Peruvian President Dina Boluarte’s home and office Saturday looking for Rolex watches and expensive Cartier jewelry as part of as part of an “unlawful enrichment” investigation. Where is Peru?

Circle the area on this map

Q: Saturday’s raid was the first such search of a sitting president in Peru. But, all of the country’s living former presidents except one have faced criminal investigations or imprisonment. How many presidents has Peru had in the past six years?

A. 2

B. 4

C. 6

D. 8

Q: Peruvians have grown used to politicians being investigated for alleged corruption. But when it comes to the perception of corruption, Peru ranks much better which South American nation?

A. Argentina

B. Brazil

C. Uruguay

D. Venezuela

Q: While Venezuela is considered the most corrupt nation in the Western Hemisphere, which country ranks as the least corrupt?

A. Barbados

B. Canada

C. Uruguay

D. United States

Q: In general, poorer nations are perceived to be more corrupt than wealthier countries. About what share of Peru’s population lives in poverty?

A. 50%

B. 40%

C. 30%

D. 20%

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