Venezuelan journalist Louisiana Perez Fernandez Announced this Friday He joined the White House Press Council as the new Director for Hispanic Media.
“10 years ago I left Venezuela in search of democracy and new opportunities. This week I started as a Hispanic media director at the White HousePerez posted on his Twitter account.
“An offer – he added – I will not take lightly: to serve and protect a true democracy.”
Perez, born and raised in Caracas, Until now, he has served as press secretary and spokesman for the Department of Health and Human Services. (HHS).
In the past, he has been the Deputy Director of Communications for Miami-Tate County Mayor Daniella Levine Kawa. He has also served as deputy director of the Democratic Press in Florida and head of Hispanic Media. In 2020 he joined the “Biden for President Florida” campaign as Associate Director of Communications.
According to sectionPerez became a U.S. citizen in August 2020 and voted for the first time last November, Elections that brought Democrat Joe Biden to the White House.
Perez Fernandez is not the only Venezuelan recently appointed by the White House to work with the Biden administration. Earlier this month, the U.S. president Proposed Former Venezuelan Congressman Leopoldo Martinez Nucette What Washington Representative on the Inter-American Development Bank (IDP) Committee.
This is a statement, The White House said Martinez, Venezuela-American lawyer, writer and social entrepreneur, Appointed Executive Director of the United States to the IDP Board of Directors, A body led by Murcio Clover-Caron, The first American in that position.
Leopoldo Martinez Nucedi is a Venezuelan-American lawyer, writer and social entrepreneur. He is also a former Venezuelan Congressman. He is the founder of the Center for Democracy and Development in the United States, editor of IQ Latino and director of LMN Consulting, LLC. Martinez is a member of the Democratic National Committee (TNC), one of the leaders of the Hispanic Caucasus, and a founding member of the Latin Victory Planning Board.
He has served on the Commonwealth of Virginia Small Business Legislature and is currently a member of the Visiting Committee of the University of Mary Washington and the Sorensen Institute at the University of Virginia. He also served on the interim committee of Virginia Governor Ralph Northam. He graduated from Harvard Law School (’89), Princeton University School of Public and International Affairs (’96) and the University of Miami Law School (’07). He has worked with large international law and accounting firms and has extensive experience in advising Fortune 500 companies, private equity funds, several Latin firms, international businesses and non-profit organizations.
(With information from EFE)
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