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Gonzalo Castillo (politician) was born on 20 November, 1960 in Barahona, Dominican Republic. Discover Gonzalo Castillo (politician)'s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 63 years old?

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Age 63 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born 20 November, 1960
Birthday 20 November
Birthplace Barahona, Dominican Republic

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After failing to push for a constitutional reform to enable President Medina to run for a third consecutive term, and having stated on multiple occasions that he would not compete for the presidential nomination, on 30 July 2019, Castillo Terrero announced his intention to appear in the primaries of the PLD. He immediately informed that his campaign manager would be the vice president executive of the CDEEE, Rubén Bichara.

On 23 July 2019, Congressman Fidelio Despradel also requested an interpellation, to explain his participation in six works in which Odebrecht had made irregular disbursements through its bribery department, including Miches-Sabana de La Mar, the expansion of the San Pedro de Macorís highway, the Turístico del Este highway, the Coral highway, the Santiago Ecovía and the Cibao-Sur highway. According to the draft resolution that had been deposited in the Chamber of Deputies, Castillo Terrero made considerable addendums that increased the final cost of the work to favor the construction company in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

In June 2019, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists revealed, through the Época magazine in Brazil, that Odebrecht paid US$39 million in bribes to the Castillo Terrero, as well as to the vice president of the Dominican Corporation of State Electrical Companies (CDEEE), Rubén Bichara, for the construction of the Punta Catalina Thermoelectric Plant.

On 7 August 2019, the Somos Pueblo movement released an 80-page book called "Gonzalazo" that contains information about acts of corruption by Castillo Terrero, and clarified that he would go to the Attorney General's Office to request the investigation into his relationship with shady dealings with Odebrecht and the association of its companies with the Dominican government.


On 14 March 2017, congressperson Wellington Arnaud asked the Congress of the Republic to interrogate Castillo Terrero (then Minister of Public Works and Communications), regarding the Odebrecht case, to explain the execution of the contracts made with the Brazilian construction company. He assured that in several works there was no evidence of approval of the funds for sinister purposes.


In addition, it established the DR Road Trust for the management and handling of tolls for highways and roads in the Dominican Republic. It is the first public trust created by the Dominican State, through the Trust Agreement in 2013, between the Ministry of Public Works and Communications (MOPC) and Fiduciaria Reservations, SA, ratified by Resolution number 156 -13 issued by the National Congress.


On 16 August 2012, with decree 454-12, he was sworn into the Cabinet of the President of the Republic Danilo Medina as Minister of Public Works and Communications (MOPC). During his tenure, the Road Assistance service was instituted, through the so-called Military and Police Commission of the Ministry of Public Works, on most of the country's roads and highways.


He has been married since 1984 to Silvia López with whom he has fathered three children: Gonzalo Alexander, Mónica and Silvia Aimée. His brother Ricardo Castillo Terrero is a pilot Colonel of the Dominican Army and Commander of the Quiet City Task Force (CIUTRAN).


Gonzalo Castillo Terrero is the second of five brothers from the marriage of Miriam Terrero Samboy from the region of Enriquillo and Gonzalo Castillo Peña, from Baní. He completed his primary studies at the Divina Pastora school in Barahona and later moved to San Cristóbal to do secondary education at the Instituto Politécnico Loyola. There he obtained the title of "Expert in Industrial Electronics" in 1980. Later he studied in Quebec, Canada. In his business career, Castillo Terrero founded his first company in December 1983, dedicated to the sale of technology equipment. In 1992, he founded Helidosa Aviation Group, a company with aero-ambulance services with planes and helicopters, located in the Dominican Republic, which is currently the largest Dominican aviation firm.


He started in politics in the Dominican Liberation Party at age 18 in 1979. In 2001 he was elected member of the Central Committee of the PLD.


Gonzalo Castillo Terrero (born 20 November 1960) is a Dominican businessman and politician. He was Minister of Public Works and Communications from 2012 to 2019. In July 2019 he sought the Dominican Liberation Party's presidential nomination for the 2020 elections. He won the nomination, but lost the general election to Luis Abinader.