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Martín Vizcarra
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67th President of Peru
Assumed office
23 March 2018
Prime Minister Mercedes Aráoz
César Villanueva
Salvador del Solar
Vicente Zeballos
Pedro Cateriano
Vice President Mercedes Aráoz (2018–19)
Preceded by Pedro Pablo Kuczynski
Vice President of Peru
In office
28 July 2016 – 23 March 2018
President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski
Preceded by Marisol Espinoza
Minister of Transport and Communications
In office
28 July 2016 – 22 May 2017
Preceded by José Gallardo Ku
Succeeded by Bruno Giuffra
Governor of the Moquegua Region
In office
1 January 2011 – 31 December 2014
Preceded by Jaime Rodríguez Villanueva
Succeeded by Jaime Rodríguez Villanueva
Personal details
Born
Martín Alberto Vizcarra Cornejo

22 March 1963 (1963-03-22) (age 57)
Lima, Peru
Political party Peruvians for Change
Profession Engineer

Martín Alberto Vizcarra Cornejo (born 22 March 1963) is a Peruvian engineer and politician. He is the 67th and current President of Peru following the resignation of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski. He previously served as the Vice President of Peru alongside Mercedes Aráoz.

Demanding reforms against corruption, Vizcarra dissolved the Congress of Peru on 30 September 2019 and, the next day, issued a decree for legislative elections to be held on 26 January 2020.


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