The ex-president Pedro Castillowho is serving 18 months of preventive detention in the prison of Barbadillo, had indicated in 2021 that there was an intention to imprison his wife. The former prime minister and his ally, Hannibal Torresalso denounced that there was political persecution.
Following this, Pedro Castillo’s family is at the Mexican embassy in Peru. Now, it has been revealed that the Mexican government is negotiating a safe passage for lilia paredes and his family. What is it and what would this document be useful for?
What is a safe conduct?
According to our laws, a safe passage It is a travel document issued exceptionally with the effects of a passport and is used for a compatriot to return to Peruvian territory. It is valid for 30 days.
This can only be issued in two cases:
- When it comes to repatriating an adult or minor Peruvian national in a situation of proven indigence, in a state of abandonment or in emergency situations.
- In the case of a national who must be repatriated at the request of the competent authority of the receiving State or at the request of the competent Peruvian authorities.
In the case of lilia paredes and their children, they are in Mexican territory, so the safe passage It would help them to leave the embassy and be able to be in Peruvian territory.
What are the requirements to obtain a safe-conduct?
The safe passage is issued by the Consular Office of Peru in a foreign country. To grant it, you must:
- Verify that the national, major or minor, is registered in the National Registry of Identity and Civil Status (Reniec).
- Request payment of consular fees for the issuance of safe passagein accordance with the applicable legal regulations.
This ex officio document can be obtained:
- In case of a youngerit is verified that they are registered in the Reniec or that they have a copy of the birth certificate, Peruvian or foreign, in which it is specified that at least one of the parents who recognized the minor is Peruvian.
- In case of adultsit is verified that they are registered in the Reniec or that they have a copy of the Peruvian birth certificate, as well as contact information of a direct relative up to the fourth degree of consanguinity.
However, you can also receive the request for safe passage from a foreign authority. In these cases, the request must be made through the appropriate channels, in accordance with the applicable international standards or instruments.