Jorge Suárez Cáceres

Senator of Puerto Rico

Degree in Political Science. Politician and Senator.

He is a Puerto Rican politician and senator. He has been a member of the Puerto Rico Senate since 2006.

Suárez studied at the Eugenio Brac Elementary School in Naguabo, and finished his studies in his native city of Humacao, in the schools of San Benito and San Antonio Abad, where he graduated in 1994. Suárez obtained his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the Interamerican University Of Puerto Rico Metropolitan Campus, where he graduated Cum Laude.

Suárez began his political career working as assistant to Representative Fernando Perez, and advisor to Senator Jose Luis Dalmau and Resident Commissioner Aníbal Acevedo Vilá. He was also Director of the Transportation of ​​the Governor's Office

In September 2005, he began working as Regional Director of the Humacao Housing Department.

Suárez Cáceres decided to run for the position of senator of the District, to fill the vacancy left by Sixto Hernández. On July 16, 2006, he was elected by his party and was sworn in on August 31, 2006. 

Only 30 years old at the time, Suárez became the youngest senator of that term, and the second youngest to be sworn in the Senate of Puerto Rico. He has served as president of his party in the Commissions of Commerce, Tourism, Urban Development and Infrastructure; In the Joint Commission on Legislative Donations, and was also a member of several other commissions.

Suarez was sworn in for a second term on June 29, 2009, this time under the Puerto Rico Minorities Act, to complete the delegation of nine senators from his party.

Suarez has received several honors during his career. The Puerto Rico Chapter of the United Nations recognized their contributions to the discussion of international affairs. In addition, the Puerto Rico Comptroller's Office gave him recognition for having "100% healthy management" in his office.

During August 2008, he was honored by the Puerto Rican community in the State of New Jersey as the youngest senator in Puerto Rico, declaring him Grand Marshal of the Puerto Rican parade during Puerto Rican week in that state. He received recognition from Thomas DeGise, Hudson County County Executive, New Jersey.


Diplomatic, Parliamentary and Political Session

He spoke during the Diplomatic, Parliamentary and Policy Session in the First Panel - Topic: "The challenge of the Legislative Power in the promotion of laws aimed at the social good, sustainable development and protection of the environment."