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Osvaldo Jaldo

Osvaldo Jaldo
Governor of the Province of Tucumán
Preceded byJuan Manzur
Succeeded byJuan Manzur
Deputy of the Argentine Nation for the province of Tucumán
Assuming office
December 10, 2013
SucceedingMiriam Graciela Gallardo[1]
Vice Governor of the province of Tucumán
Preceded byJuan Manzur
Succeeded byMichael Acevedo
Personal details
Born (1958-04-19) April 19, 1958 (age 66)
Trancas, Tucumán, Argentina
CitizenshipArgentina
Other political
affiliations
Justicialist Party
EducationUniversidad del Norte Santo Tomás de Aquino

Osvaldo Francisco Jaldo (Trancas, April 19, 1958) is an Argentine public accountant and politician, a former member of Union por la Patria. Since 2023, he has been governor of the province of Tucumán. He had been vice governor between 2015 and 2023; he served between September 2021 and February 2023 as interim governor following the appointment of Governor Manzur as Chief of Staff of Ministers of the Nation.

Biography

Jaldo is a native of the town of Trancas, province of Tucumán. He received his degree as a national public accountant from the Universidad del Norte Santo Tomás de Aquino.[2]

Political career

In 1987 he was elected mayor of Trancas. From 1989 to 1995 he was a provincial legislator.

In 1995 he returned to the mayor of Trancas and in 1999 he returned to the Legislature.[2]

In 2000 he was appointed Minister of Economy during the mandate of Governor Julio Miranda.

In 2003 he was elected for a third term as mayor of Trancas. In 2004 he was appointed as controller of the province's Popular Savings Bank.[2]

In 2007 he was elected as a provincial legislator. In 2009 he was elected national deputy. At the request of Governor José Alperovich, he resigned from office before taking office to continue heading the Ministry of the Interior.[2]

In 2011 he was elected provincial legislator. The governor decided to keep him at the head of the Ministry of the Interior.[2]

In 2013 he was elected national deputy. The following year he was summoned by Governor Alperovich to take charge of the Ministry of the Interior.[2]

In 2015 he was elected vice-governor, accompanying Juan Manzur in the formula, a position for which he was re-elected in Tucumán provincial elections of 2019 .[2]

In 2017 he was elected national deputy. He resigned before taking office.[3]

In 2020, he was elected pro tempore head of PARLANOA by his peers from the provinces of the region.[2][3]

Interim Government

In September 2021, following the appointment of Governor Manzur as head of the Cabinet of Ministers, summoned by the President of the Nation Alberto Fernández, Jaldo was placed in charge of the provincial Executive Branch.[4]

In 2023 he was elected governor of Tucumán accompanied by Miguel Acevedo as a candidate for vice-governor who ran for the banning of Juan Manzur, obtaining the 54.96% of the votes against Roberto Sánchez of Together for Change.[3]

Management as Governor

After he served as interim governor between 2021 and February 2023, he was elected governor in the Tucumán provincial elections of 2023, and since October 29, 2023, he has been the governor of Tucumán.

Government Cabinet

 
Ministries of the Government of Osvaldo Jaldo
Briefcase Headline Period
Ministry of Government and Justice Regino Amado October 29, 2023 - in office
Ministry of Economy and Production Daniel Abad October 29, 2023 - in office
Ministry of Education Susana Montaldo October 29, 2023 - in office
Ministry of Social Development Federico Masso October 29, 2023 - in office
State Attorney Gilda Pedicone de Valls October 29, 2023 - in office
Ministry of the Interior Dario Monteros October 29, 2023 - in office
Ministry of Health Luis Medina Ruiz December 7, 2021 - in office
Ministry of Security Eugenio Agüero Gamboa October 26, 2021 - in office
General Secretary of the Interior Federico Nazur October 29, 2023 - in office
Ministry of Public Works and Public Services Santiago Yanotti October 29, 2023 - in office

Controversies

Manzur-Jaldo Intern

In the PASO Elections of 2021 he generated controversy by breaking the unity of the Justicialista Party of Tucumán by presenting himself as a candidate for Deputy, generating an internal when facing the list of candidates of the governor Juan Manzur, in addition to a series of statements against the driver of the executive government of the province.[5] Finally, Jaldo, upon losing the election with 39.64% of votes, declined his candidacy despite having won second place for the General Elections, being replaced by Agustín Fernandez. In September 2021, Manzur was appointed Chief of Ministers, so Jaldo assumed the Interim governorship, calming the internal situation. In the Tucumán provincial elections of 2023 candidates for the governorship with the Jaldo-Manzur formula were in unity,[6] but due to Manzur's disqualification from being a candidate, the formula finally ended up being formed by Jaldo and Miguel Acevedo.

In 2024, the Unity was broken when the legislative bloc of the Justicialista Tucumán Party separated into two currents, generating controversy with the deputies closest to Jaldo entering the Independence Block while the deputies closest to Manzur they remained in the block of Unión por la Patria.[7]

Creation of the Independence block

In January 2024, it generated internal controversies in Unión por la Patria after three national deputies for Tucumán decided to leave the coalition bloc to form their own Independencia bloc after voting in favor of the ruling. of the "Bases Law" of the government of Javier Milei.[8] After this, the governor argued that "the national government acceded to the requests of Tucumán and the different sectors of production" and declared that they were not being pressured by anyone and acted in total freedom.[9] Among the negative reactions is that of the head of the UxP bloc, Germán Martínez: "He who betrays once, does it twice."[8]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Tres nuevos diputados deberán jurar este jueves". April 1, 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "Biography". Retrieved 2021-09-20.
  3. ^ a b c "Biografía". Osvaldo Jaldo (in Spanish). Retrieved 2024-04-14.
  4. ^ "The Legislature approved Manzur's license and Jaldo was in charge of the Executive". eltucumano.com. September 20, 2021. Retrieved September 21, 2021.
  5. ^ "Intern growth in Tucumán ahead of the PASO". 2021-08-30. Retrieved 2024-03-03.
  6. ^ "Manzur Jaldo the fierce intern for being the formula to govern Tucumán". profile. 2022-12-01. Retrieved 2024-03-03.
  7. ^ "The intern between Jaldo and Manzur". LaNación. 2024-01-25. Retrieved 2024-03-03.
  8. ^ a b "Unión por the Homeland: the impact and accusations of the departure of three Tucumán deputies | Governor Jaldo defended the decision to support the Milei Omnibus Law". PAGE12 (in Spanish). 2024-01-26. Retrieved 2024-01-27.
  9. ^ "The Peronist governor Jaldo defended his support for Milei in Congress: "We are not squeezed by anyone"". LA NACION (in Spanish). 2024-01-25. Retrieved 2024-01-27.
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