The President of the Republic, Gabriel Borek, has appointed new ambassadors, Foreign Minister Antonia Origola reported, Friday noon.
Among these new appointments is a Ph.D. in political science from Princeton University, Juan Gabriel Valdeswho was Minister of Foreign Affairs during the government of President Eduardo Fray Ruiz Tagli and Chilean ambassador to Spain, Argentina and the United States during Michelle Bachelet’s second government. On this occasion, will return to United State.
As reported by La Tercera PM, the Ninth Summit of the Americas will be held in California from June 6-10. In this particular case, Valdes will be instrumental in the preparations for the participation of the President (Borek’s first visit to the United States), who has already secured approval to take office again.
On the line of ambassadors Patricia Esquinazzia journalist from the University of Chile, will be in Cuba. Esquenazi’s work in The General Secretariat of the Press, Presidency of the Government of Salvador AllendeHe was also Director of the Press and Communications Department of the Organization of American States (2005-2015) and Chief of Staff of the Chilean Undersecretary before the International Court of Justice in The Hague (2015-2016).
In Spain A lawyer was appointed from the University of Chile and an LLM from the University of California – Berkeley, Xavier Velasco. Among other things, he participated with the Advanced Human Rights Research Laboratory team at Center for Human Rights from the University of California – Berkeley and served as a legislative advisor.
Next to, Sofia Poza MartinezHe holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Seville, Spain, a master’s degree in economic development and public policy and a doctorate in economics from the Autonomous University of Madrid, and was Appointed to the World Trade Organization and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.
On the other hand, the chief appointed Functional Ambassadors Oscar Fuentes Lira, in Peru, and Fernando Velasco Parada at the Chilean Consulate in BoliviaBoth have already received their own blessings.
Fuentes Lira Implementation Engineer, with Male in Marketing, from Diego Portales University. He has already gone to the Chilean embassies in Japan, the United States, Argentina and Peru.
Meanwhile, Velasco Parada received a degree in history from the Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso and graduated from the Andres Bello Diplomatic Academy. He has also worked in Chilean embassies in Japan, Peru, Argentina and Mexico.
Both Professional Ambassadors served as Director of Multilateral Regional Integration and Chief of Staff to the Under Secretary of State, respectively, during Sebastian Pinera’s second administration (May 2021).