José Arturo Vásquez Machado

Jose Arturo Vásquez Machado was governor of Cabañas department in the Republic of El Salvador from 1994–2003.[1][2]

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He was elected to the post in 1994 and held that position until 2003.[3] During his tenure as governor, Arturo Vasquez served under the administrations of president's Armando Calderón Sol and Francisco Flores. After serving as governor, he dedicated his time to his family and community as an active citizen in the city of Sensuntepeque.

During the night of November 9, 2009, Arturo Vasquez was taken to an emergency room in San Salvador[4] where he died from wounds that he sustained in an attack perpetrated by unknown individuals.[5] On the morning of November 12, 2009, the Legislative Assembly of El Salvador held a moment of silence to honor the former governor.[6]

Preceded by
Governor of Cabañas
Succeeded by

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ "Foreign Relations of the United States Diplomatic Papers, 1932, The American Republics, Volume V - Office of the Historian". Retrieved 2019-11-16.
  2. ^ "Convocatorias semana del 1 al 4 de octubre". 2009-12-23. Archived from the original on 2009-12-23. Retrieved 2019-11-16.
  3. ^ "Diario digital de noticias de El Salvador". Archived from the original on 2011-10-08.
  4. ^ "IRTF News | InterReligious Task Force on Central America". Retrieved 2019-11-16.
  5. ^ "Textos del caso del CLS". Retrieved 2019-11-16.
  6. ^ "Asamblea Legislativa". Archived from the original on 2013-04-18. Retrieved 2009-11-20.