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These are the most influential Latinos of 2017, according to Time magazine

An organizer-activist, a singer, an undocumented woman, the Pope, the new leader of the Democratic Party and a Brazilian scientist are among the most influential Latino leaders this year, according to the publication's annual list of the "most influential people."
Por: Univision
Publicado: 20 Apr | 04:36 PM EDT
Los latinos más influyentes, según Time
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Carmen Perez was one of the four women who organized the successful Women's March on Washington following the inauguration of Donald Trump; all four were recognized by Time. The event, which had an impact around the world, "is the rebirth of the women's movement," says the magazine's profile of the women. Foto: Getty Images | Univision
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Los latinos más influyentes, según Time
2/11
Jeanette Vizguerra, the undocumented Mexican who took refuge in a church in Dever to avoid deportation, has become the face of the millions of undocumented people in the United States who are afraid of the new administration. "She came to this country not to rape, murder, or sell drugs, but to create a better life for her family," the magazine explains. Foto: Getty Images | Univision
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Los latinos más influyentes, según Time
3/11
Pope Francis reappears on the list of the most influential people. And he does so, in part, for his support of the most disadvantaged, including refugees, a theme that ignited the 2016 presidential election campaign in the United States. Foto: Getty Images | Univision
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Demi Lobato
4/11
Demi Lovato, the well-known American singer and activist whose father is of Mexican origin, is at 24 one of the biggest voices for "people to talk about mental illness and the stigma surrounding them." In addition, she has become a role model for people with eating disorders or addictions. Foto: Getty Images | Univision
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Los latinos más influyentes, según Time
5/11
The Dominican Tom Perez has just been elected president of the Democratic National Committee, "one of the toughest jobs in the country," according to the magazine. Perez will seek to unite his party after its loss in the November elections, and to try to deliver it back to the White House. Foto: Getty Images | Univision
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Los latinos más influyentes, según Time
6/11
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos received the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end war with the FARC. In the profile written by Ingrid Betancourt, she underscores how he's "bringing together friends and enemies to achieve what once seemed impossible: peace." Foto: Getty Images | Univision
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Los latinos más influyentes, según Time
7/11
Neymar is one of the world's most outstanding soccer players. The Brazilian, who plays for FC Barcelona, is at 25 "well on his way to becoming the best player in the world," writes David Beckham in Time. Foto: Getty Images | Univision
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Cindy Arlette Contreras Bautista
8/11
Cindy Arlette Contreras Bautista is a Peruvian women's rights activist. Recently, first lady Melania Trump, acknowledged her work at a ceremony that rewarded work against domestic violence. Foto: EFE | Univision
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Thelma Aldana
9/11
"It's through the efforts of people like Thelma Aldana that [Guatemala's] battle against impunity is being fought with new intensity," Time writes. Her work led to the fall of some of the most important people in the country, such as President Otto Pérez Molina. Foto: Getty Images | Univision
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Los latinos más influyentes, según Time
10/11
Celina Turchi is a Brazilian researcher who "worked around the clock, missing meals and sleep" to understand the Zika virus. Thanks to her work and collaboration with other scientists, she set a "model of the kind of global leadership and collaboration needed to protect human health." Foto: YouTube: Captura. | Univision
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Los latinos más influyentes, según Time
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Guillem Anglada-Escudé is a Spanish astrophysicist, chosen by Time along with Natalie Batalha and Michaël Gillon, for his work to search for exoplanets in the universe. "We now know there are thousands of other, possibly inhabited, planets. Perhaps later in this century or in the next, we will even develop the technology to visit them." Foto: YouTube: Captura. | Univision