New Tico Ambassador To United States Chosen

July 16, 2004

The government has unofficially confirmedthat Tomás Dueñas, president ofthe Costa Rican Investment Board(CINDE) and a former trade minister, willsoon be named Costa Rica’s ambassadorto the United States.Dueñas is expected to replaceAmbassador Jaime Daremblum, who willstep down Sept. 15 to serve as an aid toformer President Miguel Angel Rodríguez(1998-2002), who last month was chosento head the Organization of AmericanStates (TT, June 11).

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