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Diplomatic Representation for the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and Their Ambassadors
Office of the Chief of Protocol
February 26, 2003

(From First Published Diplomatic List – November 1893)




November 1893 List Dr. Don David Lobo, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
December 23, 1893Sr. Don Jose Andrade, E.E. and M.P.
January 1900 ListSr. Don Augusto F. Pulido, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
August 1903 List Sr. General Jose Manuel Hernandez, Appt. E.E. & M.P.
October 5, 1903E.E. and M.P. (Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary)
June 1904 ListSr. Don Augusto F. Pulido, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
January 18, 1905Sr. N. Veloz-Goiticoa, Charge d'Affaires (not a.i.)
March 7, 1906Sr. Dr. R. Garibiras Guzman, Charge d'Affaires (not a.i.)
May 4, 1909Sr. Don P. Ezequiel Rojas, E.E. and M.P.
(Died June 26, 1914)
June 26, 1914Sr. Don Luis Churion, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
September 23, 1914Sr. Dr. Don Santos A. Dominici, E.E. and M.P.
August 1, 1922Sr. Don Luis Churion, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
September 22, 1922Sr. Dr. Don Pedro Manuel Arcaya, E.E. & M.P.
April 16, 1926Sr. Dr. Don Carlos F. Grisanti, E.E. & M.P.
July 22, 1930Sr. Dr. Don Pedro Manuel Arcaya, E.E. and M.P.
March 17, 1936Sr. Dr. Don Jacinto Fombona-Pachano, Charge d'Affaires, a.i
May 1, 1936Sr. Dr. Don Juan Jose Mendoza, E.E. and M.P.
September 18, 1936Sr. Dr. Don Diogenes Escalante, Appt. E.E. and M.P.
October 6, 1936E.E. and M.P.
March 15, 1939Sr. Dr. Don Di6genes Escalante, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
March 22, 1939Amb. E. and P.
March 29, 1946Sr. Dr. Don Alfredo Machado Hernandez, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
April 10, 1946Amb. E. and P.
(Died August 3, 1946)
July 18, 1946Dr. Don M.A. Falc6n-Briceno, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
July 9, 1947Sr. Dr. Gonzalo Carnevali, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
July 22, 1947Amb. E. and P.
November 24, 1948SEVERED RELATIONS
February 1, 1949Sr. Dr. Santiago E. Vera, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
April 13, 1949Sr. Don Jose Rafael Pocaterra, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
April 26, 1949Amb. E. and P.
December 1, 1950Sr. Dr. Aureliano Otanez, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
January 31, 1951Sr. Dr. Antonio Martin Araujo, Appt. Amb. E and P.
February 8, 1951Amb. E. and P.
May 19, 1952Sr. Dr. Aureliano Otanez, Charge d'Affaires, a.i.
September 28, 1952Sr. Dr. Carlos Perez de la Cova, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
November 24, 1952Sr. Dr. Cesar Gonzalez, Appt. Amb. E. and -R.
December 12, 1952Amb. E. and P.
March 13, 1958Dr. Hector Santaella, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
March 26, 1958Amb. E. and P.
August 11, 1958Sr. Dr. Marcos Falcon-Briceno, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
August 14, 1958Amb. E. and P.
December 19, 1960Dr. Jose Antonio Mayobre Cova, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
January 16, 1961Amb. E. and P.
February 8, 1963Dr. Enrique Tejera-Paris, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
February 15, 1963Amb. E. and P.
October 2, 1969Dr. Julio Sosa-Rodriguez, Amb. E. and P.
April 18, 1972Dr. Andres Aguilar, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
May 15, 1972Amb. E. and P.
August 6, 1974Dr. Miguel Angel BURELLI Rivas, Appt. Amb. E. and P
August 19, 1974Amb. E. and P.
November 18, 1976Dr. Ignacio IRIBARREN Borges, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
November 30, 1976Amb. E. and P.
May 11, 1979Dr. Marcial PEREZ Chiriboga, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
July 24, 1979Amb. E. and P.
May 15, 1984Dr. Valentin HERNANDEZ Acosta, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
June 18, 1984Amb. E. and P.
May 2, 1989Simon Alberto CONSALVI Bottaro, Appt
May 11, 1989Amb. E. and P.
August 11, 1994Pedro Luis Escheverria, Amb. E. and P.
April 19, 1999Alfredo Toro Hardy, Appt.
April 19, 1999Amb. E. and P.
April 9, 2001H.E. Ignacio Arcaya, appt.
June 20, 2001Amb. E. and P.
January 27, 2003Bernardo Alvarez Herrera, Appt.
February 26, 2003Amb. E. and P.


Special Terms*
[Amb.] E.E. and M.P.= Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
[Charge d'Affaires] a.i.= ad interim
Amb. E. & P. = Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

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