Antero Flores Aráoz

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Ántero Flores-Aráoz Esparza
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Born Feb 28, 1942

Ántero Flores Aráoz Esparza (b.Feb. 28,1942) is a Peruvian lawyer and politician. He is a leader of the Christian People's Party and a member of National Unity.

He studied in the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. He first ran for the Congress of Peru in 1985 as a member of the Popular Christian Party, but was not elected. In 2004 he was elected President of the Congress of the Republic of Peru, the only opposition Congress President during the presidency of Alejandro Toledo. On December 2, 2006, he received the post of Permanent Representative of Peru to the Organization of American States. Beginning in 2007 he has served as Defense Minister of Peru as well.[1]

He attended the funeral of Pope John Paul II.

He has been active in repressing terrorism by las Fuerzas Armadas (FF.AA).[2]


  1. ^ "Del Castillo, Flores Araoz to attend Honduras President-elect inauguration ceremony". Andina. 2010-01-23. Archived from the original on 2011-10-01. Retrieved 2010-12-03. 
  2. ^ "Flores Aráoz confirma que fallecidos en emboscada terrorista aumentó a 14". Red del Grup RPP. 2009-04-13. Retrieved 2010-12-03.