Ambassador

​Mr. Santiago Cabanas Ansorena

Ambassador Cabanas was born in Madrid in 1954. He holds a Law Degree from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and joined the Spanish Foreign Service in 1981.

 

The Ambassador was most recently Ambassador to Algeria, where he started his mission in 2017. Prior, he held top-ranking positions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain, including Director of the Minister’s Cabinet and Director General for Foreign Policy. Ambassador Cabanas has also been Director General for Consular Affairs and Director General for Cultural and Scientific Relations.
In addition to his Ambassadorship to Algeria, he has been the Ambassador of Spain to the Czech Republic and to Jordan. He previously served as a political counselor at the Embassy in Washington, D.C. and as Consul General in Miami, Florida.
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  • 18 Nov @SpainInTheUSA * This #SpanishCitySunday, we're changing things up and staying in Washington! Take a look at the 5 monuments through… https://t.co/xEmBi883Gy
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  • 16 Nov @SpainInTheUSA * One of our political counselors, Mercedes García, during the "Human Rights and the Rule of Law in the Americas: Suc… https://t.co/2yGDH2A0F9
  • 16 Nov @SpainInTheUSA * RT @MEUCEFIU: Consul General of #spain Candido Creis Estrada is the moderator of Economic Partnership in the region W/Panel @ancon @FlCham…
  • 16 Nov @SpainInTheUSA * Our #Education Office is participating in @actfl's Annual Convention and World Languages Expo in #NewOrleans, shari… https://t.co/UgP1Z74NRO
  • 16 Nov @SpainInTheUSA * The D.C. correspondents from the #Spanish #media during a meeting with Ambassador Cabanas this morning at the Embas… https://t.co/VwxlWpLTec
  • 16 Nov @SpainInTheUSA * It's International #Flamenco Day & we're celebrating by listening to "Al este del cante," the title song from last… https://t.co/SvmcIhFsvv
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  • 15 Nov @SpainInTheUSA * Earlier this week, we had the pleasure of attending "Concert for the Americas," put on by @Health4Americas & the… https://t.co/bGjI2u3GmS
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  • 15 Nov @SpainInTheUSA * Today, Amb. Cabanas met with the Houston Order of Granaderos & Damas de Gálvez after the group presented 3 upcoming… https://t.co/aIQNGjx6bT
  • 15 Nov @SpainInTheUSA * #DidYouKnow that every year a group of Spanish and @USArmy cadets from the Spanish Military Academy in Zaragoza &… https://t.co/RT65HUNTvL
  • 14 Nov @SpainInTheUSA * RT @FundConEspEEUU: In moments of sorrow and suffering in the state of California for the tragic consequences of the fires that have result…
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