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The United States and Colombia carry out medical mission on Providencia Island

Medical personnel belonging to Joint Task Force Bravo of the U.S. Southern Command together with the authorities of San Andres, Providencia and Santa Catalina, conducted medical and humanitarian care led by the Government of Colombia through the Ministry of Defense, the Armed Forces, Ministry of Health, Social Protection, Police and the local government, on the ...
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Readout of President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Call with President Ivan Duque of Colombia

President Joseph R. Biden Jr. spoke today with President Ivan Duque of Colombia to express U.S. support following the attack on the Colombian presidential helicopter last Friday. The President reaffirmed the enduring partnership between the United States and Colombia, and pledged support for Colombia’s efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic by donating 2.5 million vaccines. ...
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ONDCP Releases Data on Coca Cultivation and Production in the Andean Region

On June 25, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy released the U.S. government’s estimates for coca cultivation and cocaine production potential in Colombia, Peru, and Bolivia.    In 2020, the Colombian government eradicated more than 130,000 hectares of coca and interdicted nearly 580 metric tons of cocaine and cocaine base. Notwithstanding this unprecedented ...
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Security Alert for U.S. Citizens: Ongoing Terrorist Threat in Colombia

Location: Colombia Event: Ongoing Terrorist Threat in Colombia Extremist groups continue to operate and plan attacks throughout Colombia, such as the bombing of a Colombian military base in Cucuta on June 15. Targets may include Colombian government installations and/or areas popular with foreign travelers. As terrorist attacks, political violence (including demonstrations), criminal activities, and other ...
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