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HEALTH ALERT: COVID-19 Quarantine Update and Extension

Location: Colombia Event: COVID-19 Quarantine Update and Extension COVID-19 Quarantine Update and Extension:  According to the  Colombian Ministry of Health ,  as of June 24 there are 77,113 cases of COVID-19 in Colombia. On June 23, President Duque announced the extension of isolation measures in the country to July 15 but stated that the gradual reopening of the economy will continue contingent ...
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Alert: SOLD OUT. Humanitarian Flights from Bogota (July 15), Cali (July 9), and Medellin (July 10) – Spirit Airlines

Location:  Bogotá, Cali, and Medellin Event:  New Humanitarian Flights from Bogotá (July 15), Cali (July 9), and Medellin (July 10) to Fort Lauderdale – Operated by Spirit Airlines The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce Spirit Airlines will operate additional humanitarian flights.  One flight will depart on July 15 from El Dorado International Airport (BOG) in Bogotá.  Seats also remain available on flights departing Bogota on June 30, July 1, July 3, and July ...
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Registering to Vote for 2020 Elections

Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world Start by confirming your voter registration with your state.  Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you may need to re-register.  Go to  FVAP.gov  to connect to your state’s voter portal to register to vote, request a ...
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Alert: SOLD OUT. Humanitarian Flights from Bogota, Cali, Cartagena, and Medellín – Spirit Airlines

Location:  Bogotá, Cali, Cartagena, and Medellín Event:  New Humanitarian Flights from Bogotá (July 3, July 5, July 8, July 22, July 29), Cali (July 2), Cartagena (July 7), and Medellín (July 4) to Fort Lauderdale – Operated by Spirit Airlines The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce Spirit Airlines will operate additional humanitarian flights.  Five flights will depart from El Dorado International Airport ...
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Department of State Offers Rewards for Information to Bring Colombian Drug Traffickers to Justice

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE JUNE 18, 2020 Today, the U.S. Department of State announced rewards up to $10 million each for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of Seuxis Hernandez-Solarte, aka “Jesus Santrich,” and Luciano Marin Arango, aka “Ivan Marquez.”  Both are former senior leaders of the FARC who dropped out ...
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