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Famous Latino American Leaders

Luis F. Leloir was born in Paris of Argentine parents on September 6, 1906 and has lived in Buenos Aires since he was two years old. He graduated as a Medical Doctor in the University of Buenos Aires in 1932 and started his scientific career at the Institute of Physiology working with Professor Bernardo A. Houssay on the role of read more...



Mario Molina was born and raised in Mexico City, one of the most polluted cities in the world. Not surprisingly, today he is one of the world's most knowledgeable experts on pollution and on the effects of chemical pollution on the environment. Mario began his scientific career as a chemical engineering major read more...

Selena was a popular Tejano singer who won a Grammy Award for her album Selena Live and recorded numerous albums during her brief career. By the age of 19, she was a millionaire; by the age of 21, she could draw crowds of 20,000 at the fairgrounds at Pasadena, Texas. read more...

Aida Alvarez is the first Hispanic woman to head the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the first person of Puerto Rican descent to hold a Cabinet-level post in the U.S. government. As such, she is part of the economic policy-making team in the Clinton White House, responsible for ensuring that small businesses in the United States receive the federal support needed to be successful. She has helped minorities and women break into the business world by making it easier for them to qualify for loans read more...


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