Jorge Vargas

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Jorge Vargas González
Jorge Vargas González, alcalde de Pichilemu, en marzo de 2007.jpg
Mayor of Pichilemu
In office
January 12, 1997 – June 24, 2007
Succeeded byVictor Rojas
Majority43,37% (2004)[1]
2.958 from 6.820 votes[1]
Personal details
Born (1967-02-08) 8 February 1967 (age 52)
Pichilemu, Chile
NationalityChilean
Political partyChristian Democratic Party

Jorge Vargas Gonzalez (Pichilemu, February 8, 1967) is a Chilean politician, singer, composer. He was the mayor of Pichilemu from 1997 to 2007, when he was fired due to legal reasons.

Biography[change | change source]

In November 7, 1998, Jorge Vargas left the Mayoralty of Pichilemu for almost 3 months because of false medical licenses.[2]

In 2007, he was arrested because he stole money from the Municipality. He used money from the Health service to make a calendar with photos of himself,[3] in a case named Calendarios. Later was arrested his successor, Victor Rojas, and then the successor of this latter, Marcelo Cabrera.

Music[change | change source]

Vargas has produced himself an album named Heredero de Tu Amor, in 2004.[4] He produced a song of the same name, receiving high airplay in Chilean radios.[5] He also manages a radio in the city named Radio Somos Pichilemu, since early 2008.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Votación Candidatos por Comuna Pichilemu, Ministerio del Interior Chile
  2. El Mercurio.com
  3. Pichilemu: Querella por mal uso de fondos municipales, El Mercurio, May 3, 2003
  4. Preso alcalde de Pichilemu acusado de inducción al falso testimonio in La Cuarta (Spanish)
  5. "La Cuarta: Jorge Vargas: "Paulina Nin le faltó el respeto a mi pueblo..." [04/11/2004]". lacuarta.com. Retrieved 12 June 2010.

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