Ana María Salazar


Lunes a Viernes 11:00 pm


Sábado 6:00 am


Domingo 10:00 am

The host of “Imagen News” Ana Maria Salazar, is a recognized international law and national security expert on Latin America. She is a popular speaker at business and academic forums regarding these issues and writes a weekly column for El Universal, and other major Mexican newspapers. In addition to “Imagen News” Ana Maria also hosts “Living in Mexico” a daily news program, also in English. She is the author of two books: “La Guerras que Vienen ” (Aguilar/Nuevo Siglo 2003) and “Seguridad Nacional Hoy. El Reto de las Democracias” (Aguilar/Nuevo Siglo 2002). Ms. Salazar received her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1989 and a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1986. Between June 1998 and January 2001, Ms. Salazar served at the Pentagon as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Drug Enforcement Policy and Support. As a result of her efforts at the Pentagon, Ms. Salazar was recognized by Hispanic Business Magazine as one of the 100 most influential Hispanic Americans in the United States. Prior to joining the Pentagon, Ms. Salazar served at the White House as Policy Advisor for President Clinton’s Special Envoy for the Americas in 1998 and from March 1995 to June 1997, she served in the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs. Ms. Salazar has also worked and lived in Latin America. In Colombia she served as the Judicial Attaché at the United States Embassy in Bogotá, coordinating evidence and information requests between the United States and the relevant Colombian agencies. She also has supervised multi-million dollar projects designed to improve the administration of justice in Colombia and Guatemala. She is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts and in the District of Columbia and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.