Embassy of Costa Rica, London

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The Embassy of Costa Rica in London is the diplomatic mission of Costa Rica in the United Kingdom.[1] The mission was raised to the status of embassy in 1956, having previously been a legation.[2]

María del Carmen Gutiérrez Chamberlain de Chittenden, ambassador from 1962, was the first woman ambassador accredited to the Court of St James's.

List of ambassadors[edit]

Ministers[edit]

  • 1876?: Francisco María Iglesias Llorente
  • 1882 to 1887: León Fernández Bonilla (non-resident)
  • 1887 to 1898: Manuel María de Peralta y Alfaro (resident in Paris)
  • 1913 to 1919: Wenceslao de la Guardia y Fábrega
  • 1950?: Luis Dobles Segreda (resident in?)
  • 1954 to 1956: Virginia Prestinary de Gallegos

Ambassadors[edit]

  • 1957 to ?: Humberto Pacheco Coto
  • 1958 to 1962: Alfredo Alfaro Sotela
  • 1962 to 1966: María del Carmen Gutiérrez Chamberlain de Chittenden
  • 1966 to ?: Claudia Cascante de Rojas
  • 1970 to 1974: Manuel Escalante Durán
  • 1974 to 1977?: Eduardo Echeverría-Villafranca
  • 1977 to 1978: Fernando Soto-Harrison
  • 1978 to 1981: Carlos Manuel Gutiérrez-Cañas
  • 1982 to 1986: Jorge Borbón Zeller[3]
  • 1986 to 1988: Marcelo Martén Sancho[4][5]
  • 1989 to 1990: Miguel Yamuni Tabush
  • 1990 to 199(3): Luís Rafael Tinoco Alvarado
  • 199(5) to 1998: Jorge Borbón Zeller[6]
  • 1998 to ?: Rodolfo Gutiérrez Carranza[7]
  • 2007 to 2015: Pilar Saborío de Rocafort[8]
  • 2015 to 2018: José Enrique Castillo Barrantes[9][10]
  • 2018 to present: Rafael Ortiz Fábrega

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The London Diplomatic List" (PDF). 8 December 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-12-11.
  2. ^ "Missions Raised To Embassy Status". The Times. 12 December 1956.
  3. ^ "Court Circular". The Times. 21 July 1982.
  4. ^ "Court Circular". The Times. 15 October 1986.
  5. ^ "Court Circular". The Times. 4 August 1988.
  6. ^ "Court Circular". The Times. 9 February 1995.
  7. ^ "Court Circular". The Times. 18 December 1998.
  8. ^ "New Permanent Representative of Costa Rica presents credentials". Press Releases. United Nations Information Service. 19 February 2015. Retrieved 29 May 2017.
  9. ^ "His Excellency J. Enrique Castillo". Diplomat Magazine. Retrieved 29 May 2017.
  10. ^ "New ambassadors from Australia, Honduras, South Sudan and Costa Rica". Government Offices of Sweden. September 2016. Retrieved 29 May 2017.

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