Bush Nominated Skol As Ambassador To Venezuela
WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Bush on Tuesday announced he will name government Latin affairs veteran Michael Skol to be ambassador to Venezuela.
Skol is the deputy assistant secretary of State for Latin American affairs, and previously was director in the department’s office of Andean affairs, minister-counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Bogota, and deputy director for Latin American affairs in the State Department’s Office of Policy Planning.
He served in numerous other Foreign Service and department postings.
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