Frei Company

Another member key of the Politburo in the Frei administration, that owns personal interests and entailments near the ENDESA group, is the ex- minister of Defense, ex- ambassador in Argentina, and present Minister of the Interior, Edmundo Perez Yoma, a personage of considerable political and enterprise weight, scope where it has penetrated successfully in the area of the construction and positions of high level in different companies. Between 1990 and 1992, Perez Yoma evolved like president of the directory of one of the main ones companies of the Enersis holding company ENDESA: Metropolitan Chilectra. In Classified documents of the company it appears that Perez Yoma would have received 7.292.000 of pesos of honoraria in 1990, first year of the government of Aylwin, 23.061.000 of pesos in 1991 and 38.720.000 of pesos in 1992. formally resigned to that high position the 10 of November of that year . .seguramente by under the Commissions In the annual account of Chilectra of 1991, Perez Yoma recognized that the company got up like participant assets of the natural work group in main the cities of the country framed within the agreement of economic complementing subscribed by the Chilean Governments and Argentine. The lawyer Jose Aylwin, son of ex- President Patricio Aylwin and one of the authors of the Indigenous Law, alluded in 1998 to the entailments that at some member moments of the cabinet (of Eduardo Frei) they have had with economic groups that take to this project ahead. And he clarified: I talk about to ex- minister Edmundo Perez Yoma, who until little before assuming the present Government one evolved like president of the directory of Metropolitan Chilectra, company that like ENDESA is tie to the Enersis group. I indicate this because many in the period of dictatorship we criticized the connections, conflicts of interests or influence peddling that existed between the world of the businesses and the authorities. .



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