Augusto Miyashiro Yamashiro is a former mayor of Chorrillos who apparently has not tired of leading that district and who in these 2022 elections he will run again for the mayor’s chair chorrillano, this time from the ranks of Podemos Peru.
Miyashiro, 72 years old, has been mayor of Chorrillos five timesand in all those periods —like most politicians— he has had detractors and people who supported his administration despite everything.
Who is Augusto Miyashiro Yamashiro?
Augusto Miyashiro Yamashiro is an industrial engineer who has ventured into politics since 2003 with Somos Perú, a political group of which he was first vice president years later, in 2009.
The controversy surrounding Miyashiro is because he was sentenced to four years of suspended imprisonment after being found guilty of the crime of embezzlement for having appropriated more than 10 million soles from the Municipality of Chorrillosfrom the year 2007 to 2010.
The Third Unipersonal Court of the Superior Court of Justice of Lima, through the Judge William Alexander Lugo Villafana, also ordered that the former mayor of Chorrillos comply with rules of conduct, in addition to the payment of 10 million 877 thousand soles of civil damages, in solidarity.
What was your political career?
As mentioned lines above, Augustus Miyashiro I was in front of Municipality of Chorrillos on five occasions. In this way, the first time was in 1999 when he applied with the group Vamos Vecino, and beat Pablo Gutiérrez.
In 2002 and 2006 he won the elections with Somos Perú, while in 2010 and 2014 he became mayor with local political movements. In 2018, his son Augusto Miyashiro Ushikubo won the mayoralty, so the surname Miyashiro has been perpetrated in the chorrillano municipal chair for 24 years.
There is a Facebook account called Salvemos Chorrillos, in which criticize that the aldermen who were in his management never denounced “the corruption of the clan Miyashiro.” “ANDhis complicit silence continues to do a lot of damage to the Chorrilla community”, it is added.
Furthermore, it is recalled that when some parents went to protest because a child had a bow fall on his head and lost his life, In February 2018, Miyashiro rebuked them and demanded that they thank him “because I have done stadiums, works”. Another embarrassing fact was his response years before, in 2015, to the protest of the families due to the lack of night watchmen; on that occasion he yelled: “Apply, then, damn it!”
In which games did Augusto Miyashiro Yamashiro play?
Augusto Miyashiro Yamashiro has started his political life hand in hand with the party We are Peruin which he militated from November 11, 2003 to January 27, 2010.
In turn, he was affiliated with the More Works and Social Development political party, from May 10, 2010 to January 13, 2011 and from May 19, 2014 to February 12, 2015.
The last political group to which he has enlisted is Podemos Peru, in which he has been a member since September 29, 2021.