Alan García

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Alan García Pérez
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President of Peru
In office
28 July 2006 – 28 July 2011
Prime Minister Jorge del Castillo
Yehude Simon
Javier Velásquez
José Antonio Chang
Rosario Fernández
Vice President Luis Giampietri
Lourdes Mendoza
Preceded by Alejandro Toledo
Succeeded by Ollanta Humala
In office
28 July 1985 – 28 July 1990
Prime Minister Luis Alva Castro
Armando Villanueva
Luis Alberto Sánchez
Guillermo Larco Cox
Vice President Luis Alberto Sánchez
Luis Alva Castro
Preceded by Fernando Belaúnde Terry
Succeeded by Alberto Fujimori
President of the Peruvian Aprista Party
In office
7 June 2004 – 11 April 2016
Preceded by Position reestablished
Succeeded by TBD
In office
15 July 1985 – 23 December 1988
Preceded by Armando Villanueva
Succeeded by Position abolished
General Secretary of the Peruvian Aprista Party
In office
9 October 1982 – 15 July 1985
Preceded by Fernando León de Vivero
Succeeded by Armando Villanueva
Luis Negreiros
Personal details
Born Alan Gabriel Ludwig García Pérez
(1949-05-23) 23 May 1949 (age 69)
Lima, Peru
Political party American Popular Revolutionary Alliance
Other political
affiliations
Popular Alliance (2015-2016)
Spouse(s) Carla Buscaglia (Divorced)
Pilar Nores (1978–present)
Alma mater Pontifical Catholic University of Peru
National University of San Marcos
Complutense University
Pantheon-Sorbonne University
Religion Roman Catholicism
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Alan Gabriel Ludwig García Pérez (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈalaŋ ɡaβˈɾjel luðˈwiɣ ɡarˈsi.a ]; born 23 May 1949) is a Peruvian politician. He was the President of Peru from 1985 to 1990 and again from 2006 to 2011.[1] He was the leader of the Peruvian Aprista Party.

His first term, the country went through a severe economic crisis, social unrest and violence. He ran unsuccessfully for the Presidency in 2001, losing in a run-off to Alejandro Toledo.[2] He ran again in 2006 and was elected to a second term, even though his first term in the 1980s was thought to be the worst in the country's history.

During García's second term, Peru had increased environmental damage, according to critics, and increased social conflict, according to the national human rights ombudsman's office.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. García wins to become Peru president al-Jazeera, 5 June 2006
  2. "The risk of throwing it all away". The Economist. Retrieved 10 March 2018.
  3. [1][dead link]