The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Heraldo Muñoz, informed that the President of the Republic, Michelle Bachelet, has appointed two new Chilean Ambassadors abroad, both of whom have already received the approval of their respective countries. Carlos Olguín in Algeria and Jorge Tagle in Spain.
Ambassador Olguín graduated from the Andrés Bello Diplomatic Academy and holds a Master's degree in International Relations from the Free University of Brussels and a Master's degree in Political Science, Security and Defence from the National Academy of Political Studies.
He has served at the Embassies of Chile in Mexico, China, France, Argentina and the European Community Mission in Brussels. In addition, he was Alternate Delegate of Chile to the Organization of American States and Alternate Permanent Representative to the United Nations. Within the Ministry he has worked in the Departments of South America, Asia and Oceania. He was Director of Multilateral Policy and Director of Planning.
Ambassador Tagle is a lawyer from the Catholic University of Chile and graduated from the Andrés Bello Diplomatic Academy. He has served in the Embassies of Chile in Lebanon, Italy, United Kingdom, Turkey and in the Missions of Chile to the European Union, Brussels, and the United Nations in New York. He was also a Counsellor in the Office of the President of the 67th United Nations General Assembly.
In Santiago, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he has worked in the Directorate of Multilateral Policy, the Directorate of Legal Affairs and the Directorate of Human Rights, where he was its Deputy Director. Prior to his appointment, he served as Consul General of Chile in Los Angeles.