Silvia Hernández Enríquez

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Silvia Hernández Enríquez (born 1948) is a Mexican politician affiliated with the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI)[1] who served as Secretary of Tourism from December 1994 to December 1997.

Political career[edit]

Hernández, an active PRI member, has served in different positions within her party. In the early 1990s she was the leader of the PRI's National Confederation of Popular Organizations (CNOP).

She has a long career in the Mexican Congress serving as deputy in the lower house of the Congress and serving in the Mexican Senate three times. In 1994 President Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León appointed her as Secretary of Tourism. In 2002 she served as Chairperson of the Inter-Parliamentary Forum of the Americas.

She has unsuccessfully tried to obtain her party's candidacy to the governorship of Querétaro.


  1. ^ Herrera, Jorge (April 28, 2005). "Aprueban senadores voto postal" (in Spanish). El Universal. Archived from the original on 12 March 2012. Retrieved 6 February 2011.
Preceded by
Jesús Silva Herzog
Secretary of Tourism
Succeeded by
Oscar Espinosa Villarreal