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Peru's congress approves impeachment trial against president
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LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's congress has voted by a wide margin to reopen impeachment proceedings against President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, thrusting the Andean nation into renewed political turmoil as it prepares to host President Donald Trump at a regional summit less than a month away. It's the second time lawmakers have threatened to remove the former Wall Street investor over his ties to the Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht, which is at the heart of Latin America's biggest corruption scandal. In December, Kuczynski narrowly avoided being voted out of office after a small opposition faction including the son of then-jailed former President Alberto Fujimori abstained.

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