Carlos García y García

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Carlos García y García
Second Vice President of Peru
In office
28 July 1990 – 5 April 1992
President Alberto Fujimori
Preceded by Luis Alva Castro
Succeeded by César Paredes Canto
Personal details
Died (2016-05-10)10 May 2016
Political party Change 90
Profession Baptist pastor

Carlos García y García (died 10 May 2016) was a Peruvian politician and Baptist pastor. He served as Second Vice President of Peru from 1990 to 1992 during the administration of President Alberto Fujimori.[1]. Though García y García was a member of Fujimori's Change 90 political party, he publicly condemned Fujimori's coup and constitutional crisis, which took place on 5 April 1992.[2][3]

García y García, a Baptist minister, also served as the President of the National Evangelical Council (Concilio Nacional Evangélico).[2] In July 2002, García y García was awarded the Medalla de Honor del Congreso (Grand Officer) for his defense of democracy and the Constitution during the 1992 Peruvian constitutional crisis.[2]

Carlos García y García died on 10 May 2016.[2][3] His wake and viewing was held at a church in the Lince District of Lima on 12 May 2016.[2]