Luis E. Arreaga
|Luis E. Arreaga|
|United States Ambassador to Guatemala|
October 3, 2017
|Preceded by||Todd D. Robinson|
|United States Ambassador to Iceland|
September 20, 2010 – November 23, 2013
|Preceded by||Carol van Voorst|
|Succeeded by||Robert C. Barber|
|Born||1952 (age 65–66)
|Spouse(s)||Mary F. Kelsey|
|Alma mater||University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee|
Luis E. Arreaga-Rodas (born 1952) is a Guatemalan American diplomat and government official who serves as the United States Ambassador to Guatemala. He previously served as United States Ambassador to Iceland from 2010 until 2013. In January 2016, he was appointed Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs. In June 2017, President Donald Trump nominated Arreaga to become the United States Ambassador to Guatemala. This nomination was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on August 3, 2017.
He previously served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the United States Embassy in Panama; U.S. Consul General in Vancouver, Canada; and as director of the Executive Secretariat Staff at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. He has also served as Deputy Director of the State Department's Operations Center and Special Assistant to the Under Secretary for Political Affairs. Other overseas postings include United States Mission to the United Nations in Geneva, the United States Embassy in Spain, and the Agency for International Development in Peru, El Salvador, and Honduras.
- Louis E. Arreaga. Biography from the United States Department of State. Retrieved August 1, 2017.
- "PN721 — Luis E. Arreaga — Department of State". U.S. Congress. Retrieved August 6, 2017.
- Straehley, Steve (July 19, 2017). "United States Ambassador to Guatemala: Who Is Luis Arreaga?". AllGov. Retrieved August 1, 2017.
- "Luis E. Arreaga Share". U.S. Department of State. Retrieved November 2, 2017. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
- Biography at U.S. Department of State
- Appearances on C-SPAN
- Luis E. Arreaga-Rodas at Office of the Historian, U.S. Department of State
Carol van Voorst
|United States Ambassador to Iceland
Robert C. Barber
Todd D. Robinson
David Hodge (as Chargé d'Affaires)
|United States Ambassador to Guatemala