North American foreign chiefs appointed
On the picture Luis Videgaray, Secretary of Foreign Affairs.
United Mexican States: On 4 January 2017, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto appointed Luis Videgaray Caso in the capacity as “Secretary of Foreign Affairs“. In his first allocution in the latter position, he said about his policy, “Mexico would pursue a course of intelligence and dignity, opening the doors to dialogue”.
Until late 2016 Videgaray Caso was Minister of Finance.
Dominion of Canada: On 10 January 2017, The Honourable Chrystia Freeland was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs during a cabinet reshuffle in Justin Trudeau‘s administration.
Prior to this office she held the ministerial post of Minister of International Trade, and was responsible for the trade agreement with the EU.