Daniel Salaverry Is The New President Of Congress For The Period 2018 – 2019


With 69 votes Daniel Salaverry was elected as the new president of Congress for the period 2018 – 2019. He will be replacing the Fujimorist congressman Luis Galarreta.

According to Gestión, the other candidate, Víctor Ándres García Belaúnde, obtained 56 votes. There were 2 vitiated votes and one left in blank.

“After the results, Congressman Salaverry and García Belaúnde greeted each other; while some members of the Nuevo Perú caucus raised their sheets with a message: Out with the corrupt”, you can read in this media.

The election also confirmed that the three vice-presidencies will be occupied, in the following order, by their colleagues from Fuerza Popular: Leyla Chihuán, Segundo Tapia, and the recently reinstated Fujimorist Yeni Vilcatoma.

(Cover Photo Flickr)

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Ermelinda is a journalist from Caracas, Venezuela. She has a Master’s degree in Digital Journalism and has recently finished a technical degree in Veterinary Assistance because of her love for animals. She likes to do sports, but especially ballet, which she has practiced for more than 17 years. Her passion is to read, write, and blog about different topics, as well as travel whenever she can.