Juan Carlos Latorre

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Lattore attending the inauguration of Agustín Ross Cultural Centre, in Pichilemu.

Juan Carlos Latorre Carmona (born March 25, 1949 in Santiago) is a Chilean politician, current deputy president of the Republic and leader of his party, the Christian Democrat Party of Chile.[1]

Academic background[edit]

From 1966 on, Latorre studied physics and mathematics at the University of Chile. Later he graduated from Master of Regional Planning and Development at the University of Karlsruhe, Germany.

Political life[edit]

In 1989 he was elected MP by the District 35, Region VI, a position he held until 1998, after being reelected in 1993. During this period he became Vice President of the Chamber of Deputies.

In 1998, President Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle appointed him as Secretary for Public Works, in charge which was ratified by President Ricardo Lagos in March 2000. In December 2005 he was elected deputy for the period 2006-2010.

He is Chairman of the Committee on Public Works, Transport and Telecommunications of the House of Deputies of Chile.


External links[edit]

Media related to Juan Carlos Latorre at Wikimedia Commons

Party political offices
Preceded by
Jorge Burgos
Christian Democrat Party President
Succeeded by