Peru criticized for 'avoidable' military draft - Article Photos 1/1

FILE - In this July 29, 2012 file photo, soldiers march during a military parade marking Peru's Independence Day in Lima, Peru. Facing a shortage of recruits, Peru's government has reinstated obligatory military service. But it can be avoided by paying a $700 fine, prompting accusations that what is really being imposed is a draft for the poor. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro, File)