Bush picks career diplomat as U.S. envoy to Brazil
Hrinak, who currently heads the U.S. Embassy in Venezuela, has previously
served as the U.S. ambassador to Bolivia and to the Dominican Republican.
Her earlier assignments include working as the deputy assistant secretary
state for Caribbean and Mexican affairs and as a desk officer in the State
Department's office of Central American affairs.
Her nomination is subject to U.S. Senate approval.
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