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Carlos Salinas de Gortari

Salinas in 2006
53rd President of Mexico
In office
December 1, 1988 â€“ November 30, 1994
Preceded by Miguel de la Madrid
Succeeded by Ernesto Zedillo
Secretary of Programming and Budget
In office
December 1, 1982 â€“ October 5, 1987
President Miguel de la Madrid
Preceded by Ramón Aguirre
Succeeded by Pedro Aspe
Personal details
Born Carlos Salinas de Gortari
(1948-04-03) 3 April 1948 (age 68)
Mexico City, Mexico
Nationality Mexican
Political party Institutional Revolutionary
Spouse(s) Cecilia Occeli (divorced)
Ana Paula Gerard Rivero
Relations Raúl Salinas de Gortari
José Francisco Ruiz Massieu
(brother-in-law, deceased)
Elí de Gortari[1]
(uncle, deceased)
Children Cecilia (by Occelli)
Emiliano (by Occelli)
Juan Cristóbal (by Occelli)
Ana Emilia (by Gerard)
Patricio (by Gerard)
Mateo [2] (by Gerard)
Parents Raúl Salinas Lozano
Margarita de Gortari Carvajal[1]
Alma mater National Autonomous University of Mexico
Harvard University
Religion Roman Catholic

Globalization is a fact of economic life.
Isolation is a self-defeating dream.
Archeology and ecology can go hand in hand.
A single tree in the tropical forest in the south of Mexico has more different species than some European countries.
Carlos Salinas de Gortari
The use and threat of force, when world peace is not in danger, are no longer valid frames of reference for achieving the ends sought today by sovereign nations.
Carlos Salinas de Gortari
Today we know that centralization and big bureaucracies have not, as promised, been the answer for promoting better opportunities for society.
Carlos Salinas de Gortari