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Interesting Facts on Vicente Fox

Here's some interesting facts about Vicente Fox.

Vicente Fox Family:

  • Fox is married to Marta Sahagun de Fox
  • Has four children
  • Is the 2nd of 9 children
  • Parents were farmers in Mexico

Vicente Fox Biography:

  • President Fox is 63 years old
  • Elected in 2000
  • 62nd President of Mexico
  • Ran for Mexico's Congress in 1988
  • Elected Governor of Guanajuato in 1995
  • Term as President ends in December
  • Educated at Universidad Iberoamericana and Harvard Business seminars in Mexico
  • Former President of Coca-Cola in Mexico and Caribbean
  • Began work for Coca-Cola as a delivery driver in 1964

Vicente Fox Political Views:

  • Pushed U.S. for less restrictive immigration laws
  • Worked to rebuild Mexico's federal law enforcement
  • Promoted several anti-drug policies
  • Member of the National Action Party
  • Elected on a platform of political change and economic reform
  • Considered a right-of-center populist- a moderate conservative leader

Vicente Fox on Internantional Politics:

  • Supporter of FTAA (Free Trade Agreement of the Americas)
  • Considered an ally of President Bush
  • Worked to increase Mexico's international image

Vicent Fox's Wife- Marta Sahagun de Fox:

  • Age 53
  • Married President Fox on July 2, 2001
  • Former spokesperson for President Fox
  • Ran for Mayor of Celaya, Guanajuato in 1995
  • Founded 'Vamos Mexico', a Mexican philanthropic group in 2001