Peru: Who Was Nano Guerra, Vice President of Congress?

Today the vice president of the Congress of Peru, Nano Guerra, died at the age of 60. We tell you who he was and his role in politics .

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The first vice president of the Congress of Peru, Nano Guerra, died this Friday due to decompensation at the age of 60 in the city of Arequipa, official sources reported.

The congressman, from the Fujimori Popular Force party, had moved to the southern city of Arequipa, where he had arrived to participate in the Perumin mining convention.

According to the state agency Andina, the legislator suffered a decompensation when he was in the La Punta de Bombom district, Islay province and was transferred to a medical post there, where he died.

Subsequently, he was taken to the Manuel Torres Muñoz Hospital of EsSalud, in the district of Mollendo, province of Islay, where his remains still remain.

"We regret the sensitive death of Congressman Hernando Guerra García Campos. We extend our condolences to family, loved ones and parliamentarians," said the Presidency of the Council of Ministers on the social network X, formerly known as Twitter.

Who was Nano Guerra?

Guerra was a lawyer and also worked in the media, and in 2020 he was presented on the lists of the Fujimori party for the 2021 elections, where he was elected.

During the first legislative period he was the spokesman for his party, then he became the president of the Constitution and Regulations Commission and since July 26 of this year he held the position of first vice president of Congress.

Since early morning, numerous politicians from various parties and authorities have expressed their condolences over Guerra's sudden death.

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"I deeply regret the loss of the congressman and vice president of Parliament, Hernando Guerra García. His remarkable vocation for dialogue and service to the country will always be remembered. I send my condolences to his family and loved ones. Rest in peace, colleague," said the president of Congress, Alejandro Soto, on the social network X (formerly Twitter).

For her part, the leader of Fuerza Popular, Keiko Fujimori, also expressed her condolences to the politician's family.

"I regret and deeply hurt the unexpected departure of Nano Guerra García, with whom I built a great personal relationship in recent years. He has been a very special friend throughout this time, for his intelligence, his integrity, his loyalty and his commitment" , he also indicated on the social network X.

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