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Preceded by  Ana Botella
Party  Communist Party of Spain
Spouse  Eduardo Leira (m. 1967)

Role  Mayor of Madrid
Name  Manuela Carmena
Children  Eva Leira, Manuel Leira
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Full Name  Manuela Carmena Castrillo
Born  9 February 1944 (age 71) Madrid, Spain (1944-02-09)
Political party  PCE (c.1977–c.1981) Ahora Madrid (2015–)
Alma mater  Complutense University of Madrid
Office  Mayor of Madrid since 2015
Education  Complutense University of Madrid
Similar People  Ada Colau, Esperanza Aguirre, Pablo Iglesias Turrion, Antonio Miguel Carmona, Mariano Rajoy
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Manuela Carmena Castrillo (born 9 February 1944) is a retired Spanish lawyer, emeritus judge of the Spanish Supreme Court and the current Mayor of Madrid since 13 June 2015.

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Biography

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After graduating law school in 1965 from the Complutense University of Madrid, she became a defender of the workers and detainees during the dictatorship of Francisco Franco and co-founder of a labor law office where the 1977 Massacre of Atocha took place. She was also a member of the Communist Party of Spain (PCE). She had left the Communist Party by 1981. As a judge she began an almost solitary fight to prevent corruption in existing courts. In 1986 she received the National Human Rights Award. She was a member of the General Council of the Judiciary, proposed by United Left, and a founder of the progressive association Judges for Democracy.

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Judge of Penitentiary Vigilance and head of the Penitentiary Vigilance Court No. 1 of Madrid, she was elected senior judge of Madrid in 1993. Retired from the judiciary since 2010, Carmena became a member of the Patronato de la Fundación Alternativas, a think tank correlated to the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE), with members such as the former Socialist prime ministers Felipe González and José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero. Carmena Castrillo was Chair-Rapporteur of the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, and as such, she visited Equatorial Guinea, Honduras, Nicaragua and South Africa, among other countries. In September 2011, Carmena Castrillo was named advisor to the Patxi López cabinet of the Basque Government in the area of assistance to victims of police abuse.

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Carmena Castrillo founded the supportive cooperative "Yayos emprendedores" (lit. entrepreneur grannies), which sponsors a small retail business that sells children's games and clothing and shoes made by prisoners at the Alcalá de Guadaira jail in Seville.

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She ran as the candidate of the Ahora Madrid coalition in the 2015 Madrid mayoral election. On 13 June 2015, Manuela Carmena was declared Mayor of Madrid. She reduced Madrid's debt of €5.6 billion by 38% in a year and a half of her mayorship.

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  • Great Cross of the Order of St. Raymond of Peñafort (2002)
  • References

    Manuela Carmena Wikipedia


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