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Statement – regional elections in Colombia

The Embassy of the United States of America in Bogota congratulates the more than 117,000 candidates – the largest number in history – and more than 36 million Colombian voters whose participation made the local and regional elections of October 27 a success. Colombians voted in the first local elections held since the 2016 peace ...
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OAS Permanent Council Addresses Electoral Crisis in Bolivia

Remarks by Ambassador Carlos Trujillo Permanent Representative of the United States to the OAS at the Special Meeting of the Permanent Council to receive the Foreign Minister of Bolivia, Diego Pary Rodriguez October 24, 2019 Madame Chair, Ministers Pary and Arce, my fellow Permanent Representatives to the Organization of American States, ladies and gentlemen… The ...
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The governments of Colombia and the United States promote cooperation in higher education to benefit African Descendent populations in both countries

The memorandum of understanding is part of President Duque’s strategy to create access and higher education opportunities across Colombia. Bogota, Colombia, October 22, 2019. In order to promote the development of African Descendent communities and strengthen ties between both countries, the Ministry of Education of Colombia and the Department of Education of the United States ...
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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Meeting with Foreign Minister of Colombia Carlos Trujillo

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met with Colombian Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo yesterday in Washington, D.C., to inaugurate the eighth U.S.-Colombia High Level Dialogue featuring discussions on cooperation on security and counternarcotics, increasing economic prosperity, and strengthening democratic governance.  Secretary Pompeo underscored continued U.S. support ...
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