December 6, 2013

Mexican Consul to Idaho

Guillermo Ordorica, Mexican Consul for Idaho

Marcia Franklin talks with the Mexican Consul to Idaho, Guillermo Ordorica, about the mission of the consulate in this region, his career, and his goals for his tenure here in Idaho.

Ordorica assumed his position as his country's consul for Idaho, eastern Oregon, northern Nevada and western Montana in June, 2013. Most recently he was the deputy general consul in El Paso, Texas. He has also served in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Mexico, where he was deputy director general of the United States department and the deputy director general for Africa and the Middle East. Ordorica has also worked at the Vatican, in Paris and in Washington, D.C.

A published author, Consul Ordorica has written 11 books. He's also an avid cyclist, and was the national road cycling champion in Mexico when he was a teenager.