Ricardo Alberto Arias Arias

Ricardo Arias Arias has served as Panama’s Ambassador to the United Nations (2004),  where he was member of the Security Council (2006), Panama’s Minister of Foreign Relations (1998) and appointed Ambassador to the United States  (1994).

Additionally, Mr. Arias is a Founding Director and former President of La Prensa, Panama’s daily newspaper, as well as Founding Director and First President of the Panamanian Stock Exchange.

He sits on the Board of Directors of Banco General and Director of Copa Airlines.

He is an expert on Administrative, International and Commercial Law with emphasis on Banking and Corporate Law.

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Education

    • Georgetown University (B.S.S., 1961)
    • University of Puerto Rico (L.L.B., 1964)
    • Yale University (LL.M, 1965).

    Contact information

    Tel: +507 303-0303
    Fax: +507 303-0434
    raarias@gala.com.pa