Andrés Bianchi awarded Diplomat of the Year
The Los Angeles World Affairs Council awarded
Chilean Ambassador to the United States, Andrés Bianchi,
the 2005 Diplomat of the Year award. The gala ceremony was held
April 21st in the Four Seasons Hotel of Beverly Hills and was
attended by 150 members of the Council.
This important recognition was created in 1990 and since then
has been awarded to the ambassadors of Australia, Germany, China,
France, Great Britain, Israel, Japan and Russia, among other
The World Affairs Council is a highly prestigious institution
whose membership includes leading entrepreneurs, businesspeople,
academics, and public opinion leaders from South California.
IN THE PICTURES
Ambassador Bianchi and the Chairman of The Los Angeles World
Affairs Council, Robert Eckert.
José Rimsky, Lily Urdinola de Bianchi, the Ambassador,
and Andrés Bianchi Urdinola.
Chilean Consul in Los Angeles, Fernando Urrutia, and his wife,
The Chilean Ambassador with the President of The Los Angeles
World Affairs Council, J. Curtis Mack II and his wife.