Martha Barcena: Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak in Mexico



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Ambassador Martha Barcena joined American Ambassadors Live! Podcast host Ambassador Jim Rosapepe for a discussion on the COVID-19 outbreak in Mexico and the government's response. Martha Barcena is Mexico's Ambassador to the United State. She previously served as Mexico's Ambassador to Denmark, Turkey and as Permanent Representative to the United Nations Agencies.

Ambassador Martha Barcena is the Mexican Ambassador to the United States. She joined the Mexican Foreign Service in 1979, and has been the Consul in Barcelona (1989-1990); Ambassador to the Kingdom of Denmark non-resident to the Kingdom of Norway and the Republic of Iceland from December 2004 to April 2013; Ambassador to the Republic of Turkey, non-resident to Georgia and the Republics of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan from May 2013 to March 2017; and Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations Agencies based in Rome from April 2017 to December 2018.


Ambassador Jim Rosapepe served as the U.S. Ambassador to Romania from 1998 to 2001 and is a member of the CAA Board of Directors. He currently is Chairman and CEO of Patuxent Capital Group LLC and serves in the Maryland State Senate.


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