Hugo Laviada

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Hugo Antonio Laviada Molina (born October 31, 1961 in Mérida, Yucatán) is a Mexican politician from Yucatán affiliated with the National Action Party who serves in the upper house of the Mexican Congress.

Personal life and education[edit]

Laviada studied medicine in the Autonomous University of Yucatán where he obtained his medical degree. Subsequently, he obtained a master of medical science from the University of Sheffield.

Political career[edit]

Laviada is a member of the National Action Party since 1981.

During the 2006 congressional elections he ran as substitute senator of candidate Beatriz Zavala; Zavala won the election but left that position in November 2006 to join President Calderón's cabinet, thus Laviada has been serving as senator for the LX and LXI Legislatures (2006–2012).