September 11, 2006
María Antoineta de Bonilla will take the reins at Banguat, Guatemala's cent
María Antoineta de Bonilla will take the reins at Banguat, Guatemala's central bank, from October 1 from Lizardo Sosa who steps down at the end of his four-year term. De Bonilla is currently finance minister, a post she has held since 2004. Prior to this she was a director of Banco del Quetzal, held posts at the Inter-American Development Bank and was vice-president of Banguat in 1994. Her position at the ministry will be filled by Hugo Beteta who is in charge of economic planning.