News & Events

Message for U.S. Social Security Beneficiaries

As part of the Foreign Enforcement Program, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has recently informed us that there are over 2000 Social Security recipients residing in Colombia who have not returned the required “Proof of Life” form (Foreign Enforcement Questionnaire) to the U.S. Social Security Administration.  If you have not yet returned your proof of life form, please do so ...
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Readout of Vice President Pence’s Call with the President of Colombia, Ivan Duque

The White House Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 23, 2019 READOUT OF VICE PRESIDENT PENCE’S CALL WITH THE PRESIDENT OF COLOMBIA, IVAN DUQUE Vice President Pence spoke by phone today with the President of Colombia, Ivan Duque, to express his most sincere condolences to the Colombian people and to the families ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Bogota

Location: Bogota, Escuela General Santander Event: There was an explosion the morning of Thursday, January 17, 2019 at Escuela General Santander (police academy), located at Carrera 45a Sur #47a-42 in Bogota.  This is a major thoroughfare for traffic to Soacha and points south of Bogota.  News media are reporting a number of fatalities and injuries. ...
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Alert: Operations During a Lapse in Appropriations

Due to the lapse in appropriations of the U.S. government for some agencies, the Embassy of the United States in Colombia will be operating in a limited manner until further notice. However, U.S. citizen services (such as passports), and visa services will continue. Visa interviews will resume after Christmas on December 26. The U.S. Embassy ...
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