Fredy Otárola

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Fredy Otárola Peñaranda
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Minister of Justice
In office
17 February 2015 – 2 April 2015
President Ollanta Humala
Preceded by Daniel Figallo
Succeeded by Gustavo Adrianzén
Minister of Labor and Promotion of Employment
Assumed office
22 July 2014
President Ollanta Humala
Preceded by Ana Jara
Succeeded by Daniel Maurate
President of Congress
In office
26 July 2013 – 22 July 2014
Preceded by Víctor Isla
Succeeded by Luis Iberico
Member of Congress
Assumed office
26 July 2006
Constituency Ancash
Personal details
Born (1961-05-05) 5 May 1961 (age 55)
Huaraz, Ancash, Peru
Political party Peruvian Nationalist Party
Alma mater Universidad de San Martín de Porres
Profession Lawyer
Religion Roman Catholicism

Fredy Rolando Otárola Peñaranda (born 5 May 1961 in Huaraz[1]) is a Peruvian politician (PNP). He has been a Congressman representing Ancash since 2006.

From 1981 to 1986, Fredy Otárola studied law at the Universidad de San Martín de Porres in Lima. From 1991 to 1993, he was head of the office of public records of Ancash Region. From 1994 to 2006, he has been a lecturer at the National University of Ancash. From 1998 to 2006, he practised as a notary.

In 2006, he was elected to the Congress on the Union for Peru list, representing Ancash. From 2008 to 2009, he was national spokesman of the Peruvian Nationalist Party. In the 2011 general election, he was reelected for another five-year term on the Peru Wins list.[2]

President of Congress[edit]

Otárola was elected President of Congress for the annual legislative term 2013-2014. During his tenure, Congress finally renewed the Constitutional Tribunal and the Board of the Directors of the Central Reserve Bank of Peru.

Minister of Labour[edit]

President Ollanta Humala appointed Otárola as Minister of Labor on 22 July 2014, replacing Ana Jara, who was named Prime Minister of Peru. He was replaced in the Presidency of Congress by Luis Iberico for just four days until the new election for President of Congress for the term 2014-2015.


  1. ^ Resume on the National Jury of Elections (JNE) site. Retrieved on 31 July 2011.
  2. ^ Official Congressional site (2011-2016 term). Retrieved on 31 July 2011.

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