Jorge Del Castillo

Jorge del Castillo
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Political Secretary General of the Peruvian Aprista Party
Assumed office
16 March 2010
Preceded byVacant
In office
December 1999 - July 2006
Preceded byLuis Alva Castro
Succeeded byNone (Mauricio Mulder held both offices until 2010 as Institutional SG)
Member of Congress
Assumed office
26 July 2016
In office
26 July 1995 - 26 July 2011
Prime Minister of Peru
In office
28 July 2006 - 14 October 2008
PresidentAlan Garc×­a
Preceded byPedro Pablo Kuczynski
Succeeded byYehude Simon
Member of the Chamber of Deputies
In office
26 July 1990 - 5 April 1992
Mayor of Lima
In office
1 January 1987 - 31 December 1989
Preceded byAlfonso Barrantes
Succeeded byRicardo Belmont
Mayor of Barranco
In office
1 January 1984 - 31 December 1986
Preceded byNicomedes Montalvסn Prado
Succeeded byPedro Allemant Centeno
District Councilman of Barranco
In office
1 January 1981 - 31 December 1983
Personal details
Born(1950-07-02) 2 July 1950 (age 67)
Lima, Peru
Political partyPeruvian Aprista Party
Alma materNational University of San Marcos
Pontifical Catholic University of Peru


Jorge Alfonso Alejandro del Castillo Gálvez (given birth to July 2, 1950) is a Peruvian attorney and politician who was simply Primary Minister of Peru from 2006 to 2008. He’s also an associate and current Secretary-General from the Peruvian Aprista Party. In his profession, he has offered in the right now abolished Peruvian Chamber of Deputies, in the Peruvian Congress from the Republic, so that as mayor of Lima and Barranco.


Born in Lima, Jorge Del Castillo studied legislation at the Country wide University or college of San Marcos from 1968 to 1974. Between 1993 and 1994 Del Castillo analyzed Constitutional Legislation at Pontifical Catholic University or college of Peru. He keeps a degree


Mayorships and Congress

A prominent person in the Peruvian Aprista Party, Del Castillo was elected for public office as Councilman from the Region of Barranco in 1981. In 1984, he was elected Mayor from the same region. He held the positioning until 1985, when Leader Alan García appointed him Prefect (appointed section governor) of Lima. He increased to politics prominence after getting elected Mayor of Lima in 1987, defeating different popular candidates such as for example former religious democrat Mayor from your 1960s, Luis Bedoya Reyes and current marxist Mayor Alfonso Barrantes Lingán. As Mayor, he do very little regarding infrastructure and treatment of highways, although he stated that he couldn't perform much due to the rise of terrorism.In 1990, he was elected towards the Chamber of Deputies, offering until 1992, when Chief executive Alberto Fujimori dissolved Congress. During his short-term in Congress, he defended APRA innovator Alan García from your accusations against him including problem and unjust enrichment. After his ousting like a Deputy, he helped García get away from Peru and discover refuge in Colombia. With García in exile, Del Castillo became probably one of the most well known leaders from the Party, and was elected Secretary General in 1999.Del Castillo returned to politics in 1995, when he was elected to Congress representing Lima. He was reelected for workplace in 2000, 2001, and 2006. In 2004, he was ratified as Secretary General from the Party for another term, providing until 2006, when he resigned after becoming named by recently elected Chief executive Alan García as his inaugural Primary Minister.


Del Castillo was sworn in while García's Primary Minister on July 28, 2006, swearing for Víctor Raúl Haya de la Torre and "APRA martyrs bloodstream". During his premiership, he offered political and financial stability to the united states, generating self-confidence with Congress, producing agreements with numerous unions and effectively managing social issues within the united states. Petroaudios and resignationsFollowing the "Petroaudios" scandal exposed Del Castillo's involvement, he tendered his resignation with the complete cabinet on October 10, 2008, to President Alan García, marking his political downfall.


He served in Congress until 2011, after failing woefully to achieve a 4th reelection. He presently acts as Secretary General from the Party, following the Country wide Convention elected him this year 2010, concurrently with previous Governor of AyacuchoOmar Quesada. In 2014, APRA head and former Leader Alan García announced his candidacy for Leader for 2016, appointing Del Castillo as mind of his Federal government Plan 2016-2021.Following the election benefits, Del Castillo was reelected to get a fourth term in Congress, coming back after 5 many years of absence. He'll believe his workplace on July 26th, 2016.



Area Councilman of Barranco (1981-1983) Mayor from the Area of Barranco (1984-1986) Prefect from the Division of Lima (1985-1986) Metropolitan Mayor of Lima (1987-1989) Chairman of Association of Municipalities of Peru (1987-1989) Person in the Chamber of Deputies (1990-1992) Person in Congress (1995-2000) (2000-2001) (2001-2006) (2006-2011) Second Vice Chief executive of Congress (2001-2002) Chief executive from the Council of Ministers (2006-2008)


Secretary General from the Area Professional Committee - Barranco (1982) Chairman from the Country wide Political Commission rate (1993-1995) Secretary General from the Country wide Professional Committee (1999-2004) (2004-2006) Applicant for the Initial Vice Presidency from the Republic of Peru (2000) Applicant for the next Vice Presidency from the Republic of Peru (2001) Political Secretary General from the Country wide Professional Committee (2010-)

See also

2008 Peru oil scandal