August 31, 2014
Former Santa Fe governor Jorge Obeid dies at 66
Victory Front national lawmaker and former Santa Fe governor Jorge Obeid died today at the age of 66 due to a pulmonary embolism, state agency Télam confirmed.
Obeid passed away this afternoon at 16hs in San Jerónimo hospital, in Santa Fe city, surrounded by family members.
He was hospitalized last Friday due to a strong dizziness.
Obeid was twice elected mayor of Santa Fe city and twice elected governor of Santa Fe province. He currently occupied a bench in Congress as a Victory Front lawmaker.