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Category Archives: Nicaragua

Watson, Alexander

(United States of America, 1939 – ) Diplomat Mr. Alexander Watson served as Deputy Permanent Representative in the United States Mission to the United Nations from 1989 to 1992. He served under Permanent Representative Thomas Pickering and later under Edward Perkins. Following this, Mr. Watson was appointed Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs by President Bill Clinton before retiring in 1996. Prior to his work with [...]

Posted in El Salvador, Nicaragua

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

Richardson, Elliot

(United States of America, 1920 – 1999) Lawyer, Diplomat Mr. Elliot Richardson was appointed by Secretary-General Pérez de Cuéllar to serve as the Special Representative of the United Nations during the 1990 Nicaraguan elections. Mr. Richardson's previous experience includes serving as a lawyer in the cabinet of Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. He was [...]

Posted in 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

Ortega, Humberto

(Nicaragua, 1947 – ) Military Leader General Humberto Ortega is a Latin American revolutionary and former Nicaraguan military leader. He and his brother, Daniel Ortega , Nicaraguan President (1984-1990; 2007- ), founded the Tercerista tendency of the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) in 1975. In 1977 he helped to create the urban insurrection strategy that [...]

Posted in Nicaragua, United States of America

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

Goulding, Marrack

(United Kingdom, 1936 – 2010) Diplomat, International Civil Servant From 1986 to 1993 Sir Marrack Goulding served as Under Secretary General for Special Political Affairs, overseeing the peacekeeping operations of the United Nations. During this time, under Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Sir Marrack presided over the creation of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO). Then, in March of 1993 he was reassigned to [...]

Posted in Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Cambodia Situation, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Namibia Question, Nicaragua, Peacekeeping Operations, Political Affairs

Bendaña, Alejandro

(Nicaragua, [1950]) Diplomat Considered as one of the world's leading experts in peace-building, Dr. Alejandro Bendaña served as the Nicaraguan Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Director General of Multilateral Affairs and Secretary General of the Foreign Ministry during Sandinista rule in Nicaragua, from 1979 to 1990. Thereafter, Dr. Bendaña served as a consultant for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and [...]

Posted in Nicaragua, UNESCO

Aronson, Bernard W

(United States of America, 1946 – ) Civil Servant Bernard Aronson served as the Deputy Assistant to the President of the United States, Executive Speechwriter to the President and Special Assistant and Speechwriter to the Vice President from 1977 to 1981. In 1984, Mr. Aronson became President of the Policy Project, a Washington-based consulting firm, and from 1989 to 1993, he served [...]

Posted in El Salvador, Nicaragua, Political Affairs, United States of America