Guido Girardi

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Guido Girardi Lavin

Guido Girardi Lavin (born January 24, 1961) is a Chilean physician and politician. He is serving the period between 2006 and 2014 as senator for the district No. 7 for Santiago Poniente.[1] He is also serving as the current president of that chamber.

He usually takes progressive stances on social issues, such as defense of the environment and a critical stance against Private healthcare.[2][3][4]

He has also been involved in several controversies in Chile[5][6][7] He agitated a legal and social polemic for filing a complaint in November 2008 against two police officers who allegedly “disrespected” the senator while writing him a speeding ticket. Both officers were retired from the police.[8] He had used false bills from a nonexistent company, Publicam, in order to justify his campaign expenses to the Servicio de Impuestos Internos (Internal Tax Service).[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elecciones.gov.cl Archived 2011-09-27 at the Wayback Machine. Votación Candidatos por Circunscripción 7, senadores 2005
  2. ^ Diario La Nación, Lunes 14 de marzo de 2005, Chile. Guido Girardi: “el ministro García es un pacato”.
  3. ^ Radio Cooperativa, Martes 19 de junio de 2007, Chile. Girardi propuso establecer figura del delito ambiental
  4. ^ Radio Cooperativa, Miércoles 18 de enero de 2006, Chile. Ejecutivos de AFP presentaron querellas contra Guido Girardi”.
  5. ^ http://www.adnradio.cl/nota.aspx?id=733348
  6. ^ http://www.elsoldeiquique.cl/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1011:aborto-terapeutico-acusacion-de-qmontajeq-medico-contra-guido-girardi-enfrenta-a-la-udi-con-senadores-rossi-y-matthei&catid=57:titulares&Itemid=110
  7. ^ http://www.terra.cl/actualidad/index.cfm?id_cat=302&id_reg=698138
  8. ^ http://www.adnradio.cl/nota.aspx?id=733348
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-10-25. Retrieved 2012-04-11.