Manuel Enrique Felix Lopez was an Ecuadorian businessman and politician.
Son of Quinche J. Felix Rezabala and Jacinta Maria Lopez Loor, Manuel was the fourth of 13 children. Felix Lopez lived was born into a family of merchants and closely linked to the politics of the region, as his father was the mayor of the canton.
During his lifetime, he occupied different positions in public administration. From Councilor of Canton in 1966, through the Vice President of the Andean Parliament in 1985, to his national deputation in 1992. During the first years of his life, then lived in the city of Calceta, capital head of the canton Bolivar.
During his youth, he was twice cantonal councilor of Bolivar (1966 and 1979), and in 1970 he was elected as mayor of the canton.
With the return of democracy in Ecuador, he was electad as Provincial Councilor for Manabí (1981–1984), and on this period he was Director of the defunct Manabi Rehabilitation Center (Spanish: Centro de Rehabilitación de Manabí Communications Resource Management), on behalf of municipalities and also former President of the Jipijapan Water Resources Board (Spanish: Junta de Recursos Hidráulicos de Jipijapa). In 1984, he was actively involved in the release of national political figure Leon Febres-Cordero.
In 1985, he was appointed as a delegate to the Andean Parliament, based in Bogota, the same year he was Vicepresident. During 1991, away from the Social Christian Party he helped to found the Republican Unity Party of Sixto Duran Ballen.
Manuel Felix was designed as congressman, because he was in the list of alternate candidates, and the elected deputy Roberto Dunn, was designed as minister of government.
Anew, the national Congress delegated him to the Andean Parliament, now based in the city of Louisiana Paz, Bolivia, where he was declared as the guest of honor, by the mayor, Rolando Enrique Rojas. A tireless fighter for the progress of the province, Manuel Felix Lopez was the manager of projects to build schools and colleges, among them are:
"Quinche Felix Rezabala" National School, based in Portoviejo and Calceta
"Pedro Zambrano Barcia" National College in Portoviejo
"Wilfrido Loor Moreira" National College in Calceta
He also managed the construction of the terminal "Quinche Felix" in Calceta. He was also responsible for various road works such as Calceta comprehensive paving.
During his tenure in Congress, he helped equip hospitals and health centers in the province, was the driving force behind the purchase of the building for the Portoviejo Civil Registry and the creation of the Agricultural Technological Institute of Manabi (Spanish: Instituto Técnológico Superior Agropecuario de Manabí ITSAM)", based in Calceta City, in whose honor now bears his name as Agricultural Polytechnic School of Manabi "Manuel Felix Lopez" (Spanish:"Escuela Superior Politécnica Agropecuaria de Manabí Manuel Felix Lopez (ESPAM MFL)".).
Félix was designated as National Director of the governing party.