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Vendrell, Francesc

(Spain, 1940 – ) Diplomat Ambassador Francesco Vendrell served in several positions in the United Nations over his 34-year career, specializing in Central America and working extensively with Secretary-Generals Javier Pérez de Cuéllar and Boutros Boutros-Ghali. Notable posts include: Deputy Representative of the Secretary-General in the Nicaraguan peace negotiations in 1987; the Secretary-General's Deputy Representative in the El Salvador peace process in 1988; and Envoy [...]

Posted in El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti

Tello, Manuel

(Mexico, 1935-2010) Diplomat Manuel Tello was appointed Ambassador to the United Nations in 1957 after serving in the Mexican Foreign Service. From 1971 to 1982, he served as representative to the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea in Caracas, Venezuela; Geneva, Switzerland; and New York City, United States. In 1988, he was appointed Eminent Ambassador of Mexico before becoming [...]

Posted in El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua

Rangel, Beatrice

(Venezuela) Civil Servant Ms. Beatrice Rangel served as Venezuelan President Carlos Andrés Pérez's Deputy Chief of Staff from 1989 to 1991 and was appointed his Chief of Staff from 1991 to 1993. During this period, Venezuela and the Pérez administration were involved in conflict resolution in Central America. During her civil service career, Ms. Rangel [...]

Posted in El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua

Montaño, Jorge

(Mexico, 1945- ) Diplomat Mr. Jorge Montaño was one of the major actors in the Contadora Group during the early 1980s. The Contadora Group was created by the foreign ministers of Colombia, Mexico, Panama and Venezuela to mediate conflicts in El Salvador, Nicaragua and Guatemala that threatened peace and stability in the Central American region. [...]

Posted in El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua