Years of service
1986 – present
Bolivarian Intelligence Service (2014–2015)
Francisco Rangel Gómez, Carmen Meléndez, Nicolás Maduro
Gustavo Enrique González López is the current Minister of Popular Power for Interior, Justice and Peace (MPPRIJP) of Venezuela.
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Gustavo González López graduated from the Military Academy in 1982, with prominent classmates including Bolivar state governor, Francisco Rangel Gómez. López González joined the Venezuelan cabinet in 2006 where he served as president of Metro de Caracas and Metro Los Teques. In December 2008, President Hugo Chávez appointed him commander of the 5th. Jungle Infantry Division, Operation Theatre No. 5 and Garrison Ciudad Bolivar. He was made the commanding general of the Bolivarian Militia in July 30, 2011. In recent months he served as secretary of the Security and Intelligence Unit Electric System.
Since February 17, 2014, after the controversial shooting during the 2014–15 Venezuelan protests in Candelaria which left Bassil Da Costa shot dead, he was appointed Managing Director of Bolivarian Intelligence Service (Sebin) and president of Strategic Centre for Security and Protection Patria. González López was one of 7 officials that received targeted sanctions by the government of Barack Obama for alleged human rights abuses. Following the announcement of sanctions, González López was promoted Minister of Popular Power for Interior, Justice and Peace by President Nicolás Maduro, who stated "I have decided to appoint Major General González López Minister of Interior, Justice and Peace to go with his award of the American empire to secure peace in the country, citizen and national security".