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Born in Guatemala City, Guatemala, 1957; admitted to bar 1984. Graduate of Rafael Landivar University School of Law, Attorney at Law and Notary Public, Guatemala; Columbia University, School of Law (LL.M., 1985) USA; Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (UN-SAIS Diploma, 1988) USA. Former Professor, Private and Public International Law, Rafael Landivar University, Guatemala, 1988-1992; Former Professor of International Relations; Francisco Marroquin University, Guatemala, 2003. FOREIGN SERVICE: Minister Counselor and Alternate Delegate of Guatemala to the Organization of American States, OAS 1985-1986; Minister Counselor, Embassy of Guatemala to the USA, 1987-1988; Guatemalan Delegate to the UN and OAS General Assemblies, 1985-1990. International Counsel and Alternate Delegate, National Coffee Association of Guatemala, 1990-1993. Ambassador of Guatemala: to Germany, 1993; to Canada, 1998; to Belize, 2002; to Honduras, 2003; Vice Minister of Foreing Relations of Guatemala, 2004. Former Permanent Representative of Guatemala to the United Nations, New York (USA). Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Guatemala to the Organization of American States, OAS.

MEMBER: Guatemala Bar Association. 

PRACTICE AREAS: International Law; International Commerce Law; Arbitration Law, Lobbying.

LANGUAGES: Spanish, English and German.