Ambassador Reyna Torres Mendivil Named Consul General of Mexico in Chicago
The Secretariat of Foreign Affairs announced on March 5, 2019, that Ambassador Reyna Torres Mendivil will be the new Consul General of Mexico in Chicago. Before assuming her current position, she served as Consul General in San Antonio. The Ambassador has also held the positions of General Director for Protection of Mexicans Abroad, Consul of Mexico in Fresno, California, and General Director for Latin America and the Caribbean. Ambassador Torres was also Deputy Chief of Mission at the Mexican Embassy in the Czech Republic, and a political analyst and liaison with Congress, federal authorities, and civil society in the Embassy of Mexico in Washington, D.C.
Ambassador Torres Mendivil was a resident Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University, and she represented her country in the Hemispheric Security Program at the Inter-American Defense College. She graduated from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico (UNAM) and holds a Masters degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics.