UK restrictions on travel from South America
- Canning House
On 15 January, the UK government introduced restrictions on travel from the countries of South America, Panama, Portugal and Cape Verde.
Canning House is delighted to welcome Hugo Shorter, Director for the Americas at UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, to our board of Trustees.
Hugo Shorter joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 1990. He has served at the UK Delegation to NATO (Brussels) and in senior positions at the British embassies in Brasilia and Paris. He was Ambassador to Lebanon from 2015-18.
Hugo grew up in Tokyo, Lisbon and Rio de Janeiro, and took his first degree in Modern Languages at Oxford University. He also attended the École Nationale d’Administration (ENA) in Paris, obtaining a post-graduate diploma in Public Administration.
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