Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Baxter Hunt

Mr. Hunt, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, assumed duties as Chargé d’Affaires a.i. in Santiago, Chile, in January 2019.  He served as Deputy Chief of Mission in Santiago, beginning in August, 2017.  He previously served as Deputy Executive Secretary in the Office of the Secretary of State.

Mr. Hunt’s overseas assignments include two tours at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, most recently from 2013-2014 as Director of the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement section.  He has also served at the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa, Canada; the U.S. Consulate General in Durban, South Africa; and the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw, Poland.

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