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Peruvian ambassador to the U.S. to speak at BYU Nov. 4

His Excellency Luis Valdivieso, who was appointed Peruvian ambassador to the U.S. in 2009, will be speaking Thursday, Nov. 4, at 11 a.m. in 238 Herald R. Clark Building at Brigham Young University.

His lecture is titled “Peru–U.S. Relations” and is hosted by the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies.

Valdivieso previously served as Peru’s minister of finance and economy, starting in July 2008. A Peruvian economist, he was a former official and adviser with the International Monetary Fund for 30 years. Valdivieso graduated with a degree in economics from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and holds a doctorate from the University of Boston.

The lecture will be archived at For more information, contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652 or

Writer: Philip Volmar


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