Verónika Mendoza

Peruvian politician left wing party

Verónika Fanny Mendoza Frisch (born 9 December 1980) is a Peruvian-French psychologist, educator, and politician. She is the founder and current leader of the New Peru movement.[1][2]

Verónika Mendoza
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President of New Peru
Assumed office
11 December 2017
Preceded byOffice established
Member of Congress
In office
25 July 2011 – 26 July 2016
ConstituencyCusco
Personal details
Born (1980-12-09) 9 December 1980 (age 40)
San Sebastián, Peru
Political party
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affiliations
Alma mater
WebsiteOfficial website

She announced her candidacy for President of Peru at the 2016 general election and came in third place, behind Keiko Fujimori and Pedro Pablo Kuczynski.[3][4]

Mendoza ran again for the 2021 general election with Together for Peru.[5] She came in sixth place in the election with 7.9% of the popular vote.[6][7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Iberico Lozada, Lucas (2016-08-22). "Peru's Rising Democratic Left". dissentmagazine.org (in Spanish). Retrieved 2021-02-15.
  2. Wiener, Gabriela (2020-11-11). "Verónika Mendoza, líder de la izquierda peruana: "Con un gobierno ilegítimo como el que se ha impuesto hay un alto riesgo de que vuelva la violencia de Estado"". eldiario.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 2021-02-15.
  3. La República, Política (2021-02-15). Verónika Mendoza: "Solo queda marcar por PPK". larepublica.pe (in Spanish). Retrieved 2016-05-30.
  4. Canal N, Actualidad (2016-06-05). "Verónika Mendoza sostuvo que apoyo a PPK fue para "cerrar paso" al fujimorismo". canaln.pe (in Spanish). Retrieved 2021-02-15.
  5. Peru 21, Política (2020-10-30). "Verónika Mendoza será la única precandidata presidencial por acuerdo de dirigentes de Juntos por el Perú". peru21.pe (in Spanish). Retrieved 2021-02-15.
  6. La República, Política (2021-02-25). "Verónika Mendoza: perfil de la candidata presidencial de Juntos por el Perú". larepublica.pe (in Spanish). Retrieved 2021-02-15.
  7. RPP Noticias, Redacción (2021-04-11). "Verónika Mendoza: perfil de la candidata presidencial de Juntos por el Perú". rpp.pe (in Spanish). Retrieved 2021-04-18.