Manuel Merino

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Manuel Merino
Manuel Merino.jpg
Merino in 2011
President of Peru
In office
10 November 2020 – 15 November 2020
Prime MinisterÁntero Flores Aráoz
Preceded byMartín Vizcarra
Succeeded byFrancisco Sagasti[1]
President of Congress
In office
16 March 2020 – 15 November 2020
Vice PresidentLuis Valdez Farías (1st)
Guillermo Aliaga (2nd)
María Teresa Cabrera (3rd)
Preceded byPedro Olaechea
Succeeded byRocío Silva Santisteban (Acting)
First Vice President of Congress
In office
25 July 2011 – 26 July 2012
PresidentDaniel Abugattás
Preceded byAlejandro Aguinaga
Succeeded byMarco Falconí
Member of Congress
Assumed office
16 March 2020
ConstituencyTumbes
In office
25 July 2011 – 26 July 2016
ConstituencyTumbes
In office
26 July 2001 – 26 July 2006
ConstituencyTumbes
Personal details
Born
Manuel Arturo Merino de Lama

(1961-08-20) 20 August 1961 (age 59)
Tumbes, Peru
NationalityPeruvian
Political partyPopular Action
Spouse(s)
Mary Peña (m. 1985)
Children3
Alma materNational University of Tumbes
Occupation
  • Politician
  • agronomist

Manuel Arturo Merino de Lama (born 20 August 1961) is a Peruvian politician. He is the 68th President of Peru serving from November 10, 2020 to November 15, 2020, following the removal of Martín Vizcarra by the Congress.[2] He resigned on November 15th 2020.[3] He previously served in the Congress in the 2001-2006 and the 2011-2016 terms. He also served as President of Congress from March 16, 2020 to November 9, 2020.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Dube, Ryan (November 16, 2020). "Peru's Congress Chooses Lawmaker Francisco Sagasti as Next President". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved November 16, 2020.
  2. "Manuel Merino: ¿Qué sucede después de la vacancia del presidente Martín Vizcarra?". El Comercio Perú (in Spanish). November 9, 2020. Retrieved November 10, 2020.
  3. "Peru's President Merino resigns after deadly crackdown on protesters". BBC News. 2020-11-15. Retrieved 2020-11-15.
  4. "Quién es Manuel Merino, el presidente del Congreso de Perú que reemplazará al destituido Martín Vizcarra". BBC News Mundo (in Spanish). Retrieved November 10, 2020.