Upheaval in military with the election of new General


Four high ranking officers of the military renounced their
position in the Peruvian army in an act of protest. Alberto Woll Gonzales, Head
State Mayor of the Combined Command of the Armed Forces, Jesus Reyes Tavera,
Head of the State Mayor of the Army,and, Jose Williams Zapata, Head of the Northern
Military Region, Piura, renounced
their posts due to the naming of their new General Cesar Reynoso Diaz,
who currently is Head of Southern Military Region. When having chosen a new replacement for
Luis Munoz Diaz, former General Commander of the army the 3 men think that the merits of each individual werent taken into account. Cesar Reynoso
is to take the position of Luis Munoz at the beginning of 2006.