The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) announced that the president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) made fifteen designations for representations of Mexico abroad. In addition, among the changes that will take place within the Foreign Ministry, six people with the rank of minister will be promoted to the level of ambassador and for the first time, 10 new ambassador or consul general positions will be put out to tender.
As reported by the federal agency, all the profiles meet “with relevant trajectories in public service. In the case of appointments to embassies, the Foreign Ministry reports that applications have already been submitted for the approval of the countries of affiliation.
The designations put into consideration by the Tabasco before the Senate of the Republic are the following: Amparo Anguiano, who currently serves as SRE General Director for Africa, Central Asia and the Middle East, will be the Ambassador of Mexico in Romania; while Carlos Miguel Aysa, former governor of the state of Campeche, will be the ambassador to the Dominican Republic.
In addition, the following designations were contemplated:
– Laura Beatriz Esquivel, writer and former federal deputy, at the Mexican embassy in Brazil.
– Bruno Figueroa, current ambassador to the Republic of Korea, to the Mexican embassy in Portugal.
– Leopoldo de Gyves, political and social leader, as ambassador of Mexico in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
– Marcos Moreno Baez, currently commissioner of the SRE in the Ministry of the Interior, to the Consulate General of Mexico in Nogales.
– Claudia Pavlovich Arellano, former governor of Sonora, who will serve as head of the Mexican consulate in Barcelona.
– Standard Thought, current Mexican ambassador to the Russian Federation, to the Mexican embassy in Denmark.
– Carlos Penafiel, current Mexican ambassador to the Dominican Republic, to the Mexican embassy in Korea.
– Mary Victoria Romero, current coordinator for G20, MIKTA and Political Issues with European Countries of the SRE, to the Mexican embassy in Azerbaijan.
Other changes in the Mexican diplomatic corps include Pedro Salmeron, doctor in History from UNAM and an expert in the History of Mexico, to the Mexican embassy in Panama and Alfonso Suarez del Real, current head of office of the Government Headquarters in Mexico City, who will serve as head of the Mexican Liaison Office in Strasbourg.
They will also be promoted Eduardo Villegas Megias, current coordinator of Historical and Cultural Memory of Mexico, to the Mexican embassy in the Russian Federation; William Zamora, writer and journalist, to the Mexican embassy in Nicaragua and Carolina Zaragoza Flowers, who recently served as general director of Consular Services, to the Mexican embassy in Ireland.
Likewise, the SRE indicated that, in recognition of their career, promotion to the rank of ambassador will be granted to the following people: Alicia Kerber Palma, Norma Ang Sánchez, Aníbal Gómez Toledo, Guillermo Puente Ordorica, Enrique Escorza Zamudio and Pedro Blanco Pérez. These public servants will remain in the Representation of Mexico abroad, where they are currently appointed.
For its part, Alicia Barcena Ibarra will be the CEO of Matías Romero Institute (IMR) once her position as executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean ends (ECLAC), while the holder of the IMR, Alejandro Alday Gonzalez, was proposed to occupy a position in the Mexican Foreign Service, which will be announced later.
Finally, the Mexican Foreign Ministry announced that will convene a special competition for ten appointments as holder in embassies and consulates general of Mexico for which ten new places will be opened and whose bases and terms will be announced soon.