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Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Paramaribo, Georgetown, Boa Vista, Bogota, and Plano

PRESS STATEMENT MORGAN ORTAGUS, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Paramaribo, Suriname; Georgetown, Guyana; Boa Vista, Brazil; Bogota, Colombia; and Plano, Texas, September 17-20, 2020.  This trip will highlight the United States’ commitment to defend democracy, combat COVID-19 while revitalizing our economies in the pandemic’s wake, and strengthen security against regional threats. In Paramaribo, Secretary Pompeo will celebrate the triumph ...
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Alert: Humanitarian Flights from Bogota (Sept 23, Sept 24, Sept 26) – Spirit Airlines

Location:  Bogotá Event:  Humanitarian Flights from Bogotá (Sept 23, Sept 24, Sept 26)- Operated by Spirit Airlines The U.S. Embassy is pleased to confirm Spirit Airlines is operating additional humanitarian flights.  Flights will depart from El Dorado International Airport (BOG) in Bogotá.  See below for dates and times.  All flights arrive at Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. These flights have been made available to allow U.S. citizens ...
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Alert: Demonstrations throughout Bogota on Monday, September 14, 2020

Location: Bogota, Colombia Event: Demonstrations throughout Bogota on Monday, September 14, 2020 The U.S. Embassy has received reports of demonstrations planned for today, September 14, near the National University, on Avenida El Dorado, and near the Ministry of Health.  Other areas that may be affected include the Fiscalía General, Parque de Los Hippies, Universidad Pedagógica, El Dorado Airport, ...
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Alert: Demonstrations Throughout Colombia on Thursday, September 10, 2020

Location: Bogota, Colombia Event: Demonstrations throughout Colombia on Thursday, September 10, 2020 The U.S. Embassy has received reports of demonstrations planned for the afternoon and evening of September 10 in Bogotá, Cali, Medellin, Neiva, Barranquilla, Cucuta, and other municipalities U.S. citizens in areas near these demonstrations may encounter traffic disturbances, large crowds, and an augmented police presence. ...
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Alert: Demonstrations in Bogota (Wednesday, September 9, 2020)

Location: Bogota, Colombia Event: Demonstrations in Bogota on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 The U.S. Embassy has received reports of demonstrations targeting police substations (CAIs) throughout Bogota.  Clashes with the police are occurring.  U.S. citizens in the area may encounter traffic disturbances, large crowds, and an augmented police presence. The Embassy will continue to monitor the situation and provide ...
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