Bush names Peter McKinley as new U.S. Ambassador to Peru

McKinley’s future workplace: The front entrance to the United States Embassy located in Monterrico, Peru.
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(LIP-jl) — United States President George W. Bush has selected Peter McKinley to replace James Curtis Struble as the next United States Ambassador to Peru.

In a press release, the United States White House confirmed McKinley’s nomination, which is of course contingent upon obtaining majority approval from the United States Senate.

McKinley, from Virginia, is currently representing the United States mission before the European Union.

The probable U.S. Ambassador to Peru is a foreign service career diplomat and has served in various positions throughout the U.S. and Europe.

McKinley earned his bachelor’s degree at Southampton University and a Master’s and Ph.D. from the prestigious Oxford University.

Current United States Ambassador to Peru Jame Curtis Struble has been the U.S.’s top diplomat in the Andean nation since 2003.