Nicholas and Jean Jacques Fevrier entered the college April 17, 1792 from the French West Indies. Note that the bill was paid in part by a barrel of Muscarado sugar, and a supply of coffee. The first Hispanic student, Francisco Ignacio DiAyala entered November 15, 1793.
DuBourg was born in Sainte-Domingue but came to Georgetown from France from which he fled five days before a Jacobin raiding party murdered four of his seminarian instructors. Note that not all our Presidents have been Jesuits.
Dr. Ashford is credited with eradicating hook worm from Puerto Rico.
Some may remember Ambassador Asencio's "grace under fire" when held hostage for 61 days in Colombia.
A significant portion of the Latin-American diplomatic corps attended the inauguration of Georgetown's Latin-American Students Association, including the representatives of Venezuela, Ecuador, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Panama, Bolivia, Nicaragua, Cuba, and Costa Rica.
Now that's a field trip.
Manger served as Assistant Secretary General of the Pan American Union and the Organization of American States, as well as Professor of History at Georgetown. He is shown here ( right) with Fernando Lobo, Ambassador of Brazil to the Organization of American States, after the Ambassador presented him with Brazil's " Ordem Nacional do Cruzeiro do Sul".