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Haroldo Rodas

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President  Alvaro Colom
Nationality  Guatemalan
Name  Haroldo Rodas
Succeeded by  Harold Caballeros
Preceded by  Gert Rosenthal
Profession  Economist
Role  Economist
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Born  May 29, 1946 (age 69) Guatemala City, Guatemala (1946-05-29)
Alma mater  Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala
Education  Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala

1990 Semana Santa Guatemala Jueves Santo Conferencia Haroldo Rodas

Roger Haroldo Rodas Melgar (born 29 May 1946) is a Guatemalan economist, politician and diplomat. He served as foreign affairs minister in the cabinet of President Alvaro Colom, from 14 January, 2008 to 14 January 2012. He was the only minister that served the four-year term. He previously served as vice-minister for foreign affairs from 1 January 1991 to 30 June 1992.

Rodas studied economics at the Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala and a master's in international economics at the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland. Prior to being appointed foreign minister, he had been the Secretary General of the Secretariat for Central American Economic Integration (SIECA) since April 1995.

He has also held positions with the United Nations Development Programme, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Union of Banana Exporting Countries, the Organization of American States, and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.


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