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República de Guatemala (Female suffrage 1945) Independent 182..
see Guatemala Heads and Guatemala Parliament
Cabinet Member, Secretary of Social Welfare N.N.
Minister of Welfare Ruth Chicas Redón de Sosa
Minister of Education Maria Eugenia Tejada Jaureguide de Putzeys
Secretary of Social Welfare by the President Hilda Yolanda Morales Morales
Minister of Education Arcley Samayao de Pineda
Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Ana Catalina Reyes Soberanis
2002-04 Presidential Secretary with rang of Minister for Peace
Since 1990 Lider Partido Democratica Cristiani Guatemala, 1991-92 Presidenta of Congreso Nacional and 1999 Presidential Candidate.
Minister of Culture Maria Regina de Fashen
Minister of Culture and Sport Ana Isabel Pérez de Lobo
She was Secretary of the High Court of Justice 1986-87 (b. 1953-)
1987-91 Vice-Minister of Specific Affairs Lyuba Martínez Everetz de Castillo
Minister of Specific Affairs Sara Mishaan Rossel
Minister of Finance Irma Raquel Zelaya Rosales
Later Government Delegate and Leader of the Secretariat for Peace.
Minister of Culture, Education and Sports Eunice Graciela Lima Schaul
Before 1991 Ambassador to Honduras and Paraguay, 1993- Ambassador to Honduras.
Minister of Culture and Education María Lusia Beltranema Valladares de Padilla
Subsecretary of Public Relations in the Office of the President Roxana B. de Paz
Vice-Minister of Education and Culture Rosa Serrano de Lopez
Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Gladys Anabella Morfín Mansilla [de León
In 1998-99 1. Vice-President of Congreso de Republíca.
Minister of Economy and External Trade Fanny de Estrada
1994-95 Minister of Foreign Affairs Maria Marithza Ruiz Sánchez
Ambassador to United Kingdom 2000-03, since 2003 Delegate and National Representative to the UN Commisison for Development of Commerce and in 2003 Vice-Presidential Caniddate for DIA. (b. 1945-)
Minister of Finance Ana Ordóñez de Molina
2008-09 Minister of Education
When the left-wing President was critised for appointing only one woman and few indiginous members of the government, he stated that he would appoint plenty of Vice-Ministers from both categories. The government website does not list them any longer, though.
Head of the Secretariat of the President Maritza de Las Barreros
Vice-Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Aura de Aguilera
Minister of Education Lic. Anabella Elisabeth Castro Quiñónez de Camparini
President of Congreso Nacional 1994-95 and 1997-98, in 1999 she was vice-Presidential candidate.
1994-95 Vice-Minister of Culture and Sport
Julieta Salguero de Morales
Cabinet Member and Presidential Commissioner of Human Rights Marta Altolaguirre
1997 Secretary for the Peace Process Lic. Raquel Zelaya
1997 Subsecretary for the Peace Process Ella Virgina Moreno
Vice-Minister of Education Lic. Maria Eugenia Ramirez Mota
Vice-Minister of Education Lic.
Eugenia Garenbein de Semrau
Vice-Minister of Education Julieta Solguero de Morales
Minister of Finance Irma Luz Toledo Peñate
Secretary with rang of Minister for Social Works Evelyn Morataya de Portillo
Married to President Portillo.
1999-2000 Vice-Minister of Education Lic. Cynthia del Aguila de Saénz de Tejada
Minister of Culture and Sports Otilia Lux de Cotí
Of Mayan origin, she is active in the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.
2000-04 Minister of the Social Welfare Secretariat in the Presidency Cristian Lorena Munduate García de Ponce
Secretary for Social Work in the Presidency Shirley de Alvarado
Secretary of Public Relations in the Presidency Eugenia Fernanda Castejón Quiñónez
Vice-Minister of External Relations Angela Garóz Cabera
2002-04 Minister of Communications, Transportation, Public Works, Infrastructure and Housing Flora Mariana Escobar Gordillo de Ramos
2002-04 Minister of Economy and Commerce Aurelia Patricia Ramírez Ceberg
2002-04 Presidential Secretary with rang of Minister for Women's Affairs Vilma Lily Caravantes Tobías
2002-04 Vice-Minister of Labour and Social Security Blanca Odilia Alfaro de Nájera
2003-04 Secretary of Social
Salinas de Mijangos
2003-04 Vice-Minister of Agriculture Silvia Davila de la Par
2004-08 Minister of Public Finances María
Antonieta del Cid de Bonilla
Former Vice-President of the Bank of Guatamala and other asignments in the financial and banking world.
2004-08 Minister of Education María del Carmen Aceña Villacorta de Fuentes
of Social Works
Maria Fernanda de
2004-08 Secretary of Social Communication Rosa María Angel de Frade
2004-06 Vice-Minister of External Relations Marta Altolaguirre Larraondo
2004-08 Vice-Minister of Interior Silvia Vasquez de Leon de Hidalgo
2004-08 Vice-Minister of Education Floridalma Meza Palma
2004-08 Vice-Minister of Education Miriam I. Castañeda Arana
2004-08 Vice-Minister of Communications, Public Works and Housing Berta Lidia Del Valle
2006-08 Secretary of Social Assistance Edna Cristina Lima de Morales
2006-08 Presidential Secretary of
Women María Gabriela Núñez Pérez
2006-08 Secretary of Peace Norma Quixtán Argueta
Governor of Quetzaltenango 2004-06.
2006-08 Secretary of Agrarian Affairs María del Carmen Aguilar Sánchez
Vice-Minister of External Relations Anamaría Diéguez Arévalo
Ambassador to Venezuela 1993-98 and to Germany 1998-2004, representative in various international organisations, and Member of the Committee for the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Laboureres and their families from 2006. (b. 1952-).
2006-08 Vice-Minister of Labour and Social Prevision Cándida González
2007-08 Minister of Interior Adela Camacho de Torrebiarte
Presidential Candidate in 2011.
2008-11 Secretary of Social Works Sandra Torres
Also President of the Council of Social Cohesion. She divorced her husband, President Colom in 2011 in order to be able to stand as Presidential Candidate, but she was barred from running by the constitutional court.
Vice-Minister of Communication, Infrastructure, Housing Lucrecia Ruiz
There is 3 male Vice-Ministers in the Ministry.
2008-12 Vice-Minister of National Resources Roxana Sobenas
2012- Minister of Environment and National Resources
2008-10 Vice-Minister of Interior
Marlene Blanco Lapola
Former Chief of Police (directora de la Policía Nacional Civil). In 2012 she was arrested for alleged involvement in extra-judicial killings in 2009
2012-15 Vice President Ingrid Roxana Baldetti Elías
Member of the Congreso de Guatemala 2003-11 and Vice-President 2005-06, Parliamentary Leader 2008 and Secretary General of Partido Patriota 2009-11. Resigned after being charged with corruption. (b. 1962-).
2012-16 Minister of Education Cynthia Del Águila
2012-16 Minister of Social Development Luz Lainfiesta
2012-16 Secetary of Peace Marta Estrada
2016- Minister of
Communications Sherry Lucrecia Ordóñez Castro
2016- Minister of Employment Aurora Leticia Teleguaria
Last update 16.01.16