Xavier Louis Suarez
In 1967, he graduated from St. Anselm's Abbey School. In 1971, he graduated from Villanova University and in 1975, graduated with a Master of Public Administration and Juris Doctor from Harvard University.
About Xavier Louis Suarez
American politician who is best known as being the first Cuban-born Mayor of Miami and also being a Miami-Dade county commissioner. His Twitter account XavierLSuarez1 has gained over 9,000 followers.
He is the ninth child of 14 siblings. His spouse is Rita Suarez and they have 4 children together. They are grandparents to 11 children.
Friends and colleagues
His sister, Lala, is the mother of U.S. Congressman Alex X. Mooney.
In 1990, he received attention for refusing to greet South African President Nelson Mandela during his tour of the United States which included a stop in Miami. He was in disagreement with Mandela's comments where he referred to Cuban President Fidel Castro as a "brother in arms."