César Villanueva

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César Villanueva
César Villanueva Arévalo.jpg
Prime Minister of Peru
In office
April 2, 2018 – March 8, 2019
PresidentMartín Vizcarra
Preceded byMercedes Aráoz
Succeeded bySalvador del Solar
In office
October 31, 2013 – February 24, 2014
PresidentOllanta Humala
Preceded byJuan Jiménez Mayor
Succeeded byRené Cornejo
Personal details
Born
César Villanueva Arévalo

(1946-08-05) 5 August 1946 (age 75)
Tarapoto, Peru
Political partyIndependent
Alma materFederico Villarreal National
University

César Villanueva Arévalo (born August 5, 1946) is a Peruvian politician. He was the Prime Minister of Peru from April 2018 through March 2019, and previously served as Prime Minister from 2013 to 2014.[1] On 26 November 2019, he was arrested preventatively, while being investigated for alleged influence peddling in a bribery case linked to Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht.[2][3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Peru PM Jimenez resigns, more cabinet changes pending". Reuters. 30 October 2013. Archived from the original on 31 October 2013. Retrieved 1 November 2013.
  2. "Ex-Peruvian prime minister detained in Odebrecht case". San Diego Union-Tribune. 2019-11-27. Retrieved 2021-02-22.
  3. Peru21, Redacción (2019-11-26). "Expremier César Villanueva es detenido por presunto delito de tráfico de influencias". Peru21 (in Spanish). Retrieved 2021-05-18.
  4. "César Villanueva: Detienen a ex primer ministro por presunto tráfico de influencias | Lava Jato | Odebrecht". rpp.pe (in Spanish). Retrieved 2021-05-18.