Luis Rosales - Biography
Politician by vocation and journalist and consultant as his profession, Luis Rosales was elected as the youngest state representative in the province of Mendoza, Argentina, in 1989.
Two years later he was nominated as secretary of tourism, where he projected this activity as one of the most important source of revenues for the province. In 2000, he was nominated as Argentina tourism representative for the United States and Canada, based in New York. In 2011 he was candidate for governor in Mendoza, representing Compromiso Federal, a union of three local and national conservative parties.
He studied economics at the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, in Mendoza. He earned a master's degree in international relations from Universidad de Belgrano in Buenos Aires. and a Master of Arts degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Boston, Mass. He teaches political communication at the Jesuit Universidad del Salvador in Buenos Aires.
He is the Latin American partner of Dick Morris. Together they have worked in more than a dozen presidential campaigns around the region. They have written the book “El Poder,” in which they talk about their experiencies in Latin America and other parts of the world. He also wrote the book “Otra oportunidad. La Argentina en un Mundo Multipolar,” and is the co-author of “Francis — a Pope for Our Time." Until the end of 2012 he was the president of Fundacion Universitaria del Rio de la Plata, FURP, a 40-year-old institution devoted to the promotion and formation of young leaders.
He was the international news columnist in Canal 9 in Buenos Aires for four years and in the national cable news station C5N for other five years, until February 2013 when he was fired because of his anti Chavistas ideas. He writes articles and columns in several newspapers, magazines and online media from Argentina and abroad.