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Works of Radical Imagination

Clara Nieto


Clara Nieto is a career diplomat who served in the Colombian mission to the United Nations from 1960–1967, was head of the Colombian Delegation at UNESCO, Paris, from 1967–1970, was Colombian Chargé d'Affairs in Yugoslavia from 1970-1976, was Colombian Ambassador to Cuba from 1977–1980, and from 1984–1986 served as Director of UNESCO's regional office for Latin America and the Caribbean in Havana. Her writing has appeared in many Colombian newspapers including El Tiempo, El Espectador, and El Mundo. Nieto lives in New York City and Bogotà, Colombia.