Thursday, June 8, 2023

Economist Juan Octavio Guiliani Cury dies

The economic sector of the Dominican Republic lost one of the most outstanding professionals in the area. Is about Juan Octavio Guiliani CuryDon Juanín, who died early this Thursday the 25th, suffering from health problems, at the Abréu Clinic.

The Economist, career diplomat, columnist and editor in media such as the newspapers Listín Diario and Hoy, also held different positions both public and private. An example of them was his position as secretary, as well as director, executive of the Association of Banks.


He also highlighted in his endorsement the performance demonstrated as ambassador career and vice minister of foreign affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Dominican Republic (Mirex), executive director of Programming in Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Mipymes (Micm) and director of the School of Economics at the Pedro Henríquez Ureña National University (Unphu).

It is also remembered, internationally, when he served as marketing director of the Latin American Sugar Exporters Group (Geplacea). In this sense, his work as a public servant dates back to 1969, when he entered the foreign service at the Dominican embassy in Canada. It was his first position in the area. Currently, he was the founding president of the Guyana Chamber of Commerce in the Dominican Republic.

Juanín wrote more than a thousand articles in the national and foreign press. During his tenure in the Economy & Business section: Listín Diario en la Globalización, the main guests were ambassadors, high-level officials, and national and international experts from all economic areas of the country, the Latin American region, the Caribbean, the European Union , United States, and other latitudes.


Guiliani Cury completed university and postgraduate studies between 1964-1973 in saint michael college in Vermont, Technological Institute of Monterrey, Mexico.

Later, he entered the McGill University Montreal, Canada and Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. She received training at the Development Institute in Belgium and at the Technological Institute in Haifa, Israel.


Born in Barahona on December 22, 1945. His parents were Don Juan Guiliani V. and Nadime Cury Elías. He was married to Mrs. Olga Cortiñas Estrella with whom he had three children: Rachele, Juan Mauricio and Juan Enrique.


His funeral services will be held this Friday, May 26, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Blandino Funeral Home on Abraham Lincoln Avenue, La Paz Chapel. He will receive a Christian burial in the Memorial Garden, on Jacobo Majluta Avenue, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.


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