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Alert: Return Your Completed Ballots for the U.S. General Elections

Location: Bogota, Colombia Event: Return Your Completed Ballots for the U.S. General Elections We are now less than 45 days from Election Day, November 3, 2020. The U.S. Embassy is here to help you send back your voted ballot to the United States. We recommend overseas voters return their ballots well before their state’s deadline to ...
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Department of State Offers Reward for Information to Bring Colombian Drug Trafficker to Justice

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE Today the U.S. Department of State announces a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of Wilver Villegas Palomino.  Villegas Palomino is a senior leader of the National Liberation Army (ELN) who has been indicted in the Southern District of Texas for narcoterrorism, one count of ...
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Alert: Demonstrations on Monday, September 21, 2020

Location: Bogota, Colombia Event: Demonstrations on Monday, September 21, 2020 The U.S. Embassy is aware of demonstrations planned to take place tomorrow, September 21. In Bogota, several trade unions and the National Unemployment Committee are expected to protest against police brutality and continued economic conditions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Protests are expected in the ...
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Colombia and the United States: Strengthening Our Partnership

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON “The United States values our friendship with Colombia – a relationship rooted in a shared set of values, a commitment to democracy, the rule of law, and fundamental human rights.” — U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo, October 9, 2019 Secretary Pompeo will travel to Colombia on September 18-19 to meet with ...
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ALERT: International Flights between the United States and Colombia Resuming September 19

Location:  Bogotá Event:  International Flights between the United States and Colombia Resuming September 19 The U.S. Embassy is pleased to confirm that flights between the United States and Colombia will resume on Saturday, September 19, operated by Spirit Airlines (between Cartagena and Fort Lauderdale) and Colombia-based Viva Air (between Medellin, Cartagena, and Miami).  Regular international commercial service from major airports ...
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