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U.S.-Colombia High Level Dialogue Joint Communique

BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS On October 9, 2019, U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and Colombian Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo met under the auspices of the High Level Dialogue to discuss our broad bilateral agenda. Secretary Pompeo commended President Ivan Duque’s leadership and the Colombian police and military for their impressive counternarcotics efforts that resulted in a decline ...
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U.S. experts strengthen the capabilities of cybersecurity and digital service officials

In an academic day held in Bogotá, officials of the Ministry of Information and Communications Technologies and invited entities met good experiences and news of issues that are essential to achieve the Digital Transformation of the State.   With the assistance of more than 100 officials, the academic agenda programmed between the ICT Ministry and ...
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Support for Duque Government’s Conclusions on ELN and FARC-D Activity in Venezuela

The United States fully supports the conclusions shared by President Duque at the UN General Assembly calling out the sanctioned Maduro regime for its ongoing support of criminal and narco-terrorist groups in Venezuelan territory. There is no doubt that these groups continue to engage in narcotics trafficking and other criminal activity that continue to destabilize ...
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The United States Increases its Contribution in Response to the Venezuelan Regional Crisis

On September 25, Secretary Pompeo announced in New York nearly $119 million in additional humanitarian assistance to further demonstrate the United States’ commitment and solidarity with the Venezuelan people and the region in response to the Maduro-made Venezuela crisis.  This amount includes nearly $36 million for life-saving aid inside Venezuela. These funds will increase much ...
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Marine Task Force joins Colombia in Humanitarian Assistance Training

COVEÑAS (NNS) – Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force – Southern Command and the Infantería de Marina de Colombia will kick off a week of Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief (HA/DR) rehearsals and Subject Matter Expert Exchanges (SMEEs), in Coveñas, Colombia, September 30. This rehearsal and SMEE are hosted by the Armada Nacional de Colombia and will ...
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