Board Member H.E. Luis Suárez Hernández has been appointed with the medal of the City Council of Playas (Ecuador) today in the City Hall of Medley (Miami, FL) because of his efforts in the educational field opening doors between the US and Ecuador cultures.
General Villamil, also known as Playas, is an Ecuadorian canton; Cantonal head of Cantón Playas, as well as the eighth largest and most populated city in the Province of Guayas. It is located to the south of the coastal region of Ecuador, on an extensive plain on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, at an altitude of 3 meters above sea level and with a tropical dry climate of 24 ° C on average.
In the 2010 census, it had a population of 34,409 inhabitants, making it the forty-first most populated canton in the country. The city is the nucleus of the General Villamil metropolitan area, which is also made up of nearby rural cities and parishes. The conglomerate houses more than 60,000 inhabitants
Its origins date back to the middle of the colonial period. Since the middle of the 20th century, the city has shown an accelerated demographic growth, due to its geographical location close to Guayaquil, until establishing an urban town. After the creation of the Province of Santa Elena in 2007, it became the only spa in the province of Guayas, which provided a better investment in this canton in its tourist infrastructure. Its main activities are fishing, commerce and tourism.
In 1982 UNESCO declared General Villamil Playas the second best climate in the world after a mountainous place in Australia.
H.E. Luis Suárez Hernández is an Honorary Doctor and Honorary Graduate by letters in the UAC University School of Global Management.
He is VicePresident of Miami Kingdom Lions Club, President of Suro Global Corp., President of La Diaspora Magazine and Curator of Suarez Museum of Natural Science & History Inc. He is Executive Director and International Relations of the Chamber of Commerce of Medley, Florida and Director of public relations at the National College of Journalists and Liaison Officer of the Cuban Academy of History.
He is Member of the Advisory Council of H.R.H. Pedro José de Mendoça Bragança e Bourbon of Portugal, Duke of Loulé and President of the Royal Order of Saint Michael of the Wing for North and South America (USA).
He is an ambassador with the diplomatic credentials of NOHE/ UN.