Venezuelan journalists Luisana Perez Fernandez announced this Friday that Joins the White House press team as the new Director of Hispanic Media.
“10 years ago I left Venezuela in search of democracy and new opportunities. This Week I Started at the White House as Director of Hispanic Media“Perez published on his Twitter account.
“A privilege – he said – that I would not take lightly: to serve and preserve a true democracy.”
Perez, who was born and raised in Caracas, Until now, he served as the press secretary and spokesperson for the Department of Health and Human Services. (HHS).
In the past, she was the deputy director of communications for Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniela Levin Cava. He has also served as deputy press director and head of Hispanic media for the Democratic Party in Florida. In 2020 she joined the “Biden for President Florida” campaign as deputy director of communications.
According Univision, Perez became a US citizen in August 2020 and voted for the first time last November, in which the election brought Democratic leader Joe Biden to the White House.
Perez Fernandez isn’t the only Venezuelan recently appointed by the White House to work with the Biden administration. Earlier this month, the President of the United States proposed to Former Venezuelan Congressman Leopoldo Martínez Nusate What Washington representative on the board of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
This is a statement White House told Martinez, Venezuelan-American lawyer, author and social entrepreneur, Was nominated as Executive Director of the United States of America on the IDB Board of DirectorsA body headed by Mauricio Clever-Caron, First American in that position.
Leopoldo Martínez Nueste is a Venezuelan-American lawyer, author, and social entrepreneur. He is also a former Venezuelan Congressman. He is the founder of the Center for Democracy and Development in America, editor of IQ Latino, and director of LMN Consulting, LLC. Martinez is a member of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), one of the leaders of its Hispanic caucus, and a founding member of the Latino Victory Project Board.
He served on the Commonwealth of Virginia Small Business Legislative Commission and is currently a member of the Board of Visitors of the University of Mary Washington and the Sorensen Institute at the University of Virginia. He also served on the Transition 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 School of Law (’07). He has worked with large international law and accounting firms, and has extensive experience advising Fortune 500 companies, private equity funds, multi-Latin corporations, international businesses and non-profit organizations.
(with info from EFE)
“Wannabe troublemaker. Pop culture fanatic. Zombie nerd. Lifelong bacon advocate. Alcohol enthusiast. Tv junkie.”