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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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The U.S. and Colombia reviewed positive advances in counternarcotics efforts and recommit to continued cooperation

Colombia and the United States recognize that complex problems, such as drug trafficking, are a shared responsibility that requires long-term solutions and a comprehensive policy response. Colombian President Ivan Duque and U.S. Ambassador to Colombia Philip Goldberg opened a preparatory meeting of the Counternarcotics Working Group in Bogota on June 23 in which they reviewed ...
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Health Alert: Travelers to Colombia No Longer Required to Provide a Negative COVID-19 Test Result

Location: Colombia   Health Alert: Travelers to Colombia No Longer Required to Provide a Negative COVID-19 Test Result  Travelers arriving to Colombia are no longer required to obtain a negative COVID test to enter the country. Passengers must still complete Migracion Colombia’s Check-Mig immigration form in advance of departure and/or arrival and follow other protocols upon arrival such as mask-wearing. This includes reporting to the Colombian ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy, Colombia

Location: Bogota Event: Demonstrations on June 2 The U.S. Embassy is aware of planned demonstration activities throughout Bogota on June 2, 2021.  Events are expected from early morning until evening at numerous locations in the city, including: Parque Nacional (Carrera 7 and Calle 34) Monumento de los Heroes (Calle 80 and Autopista Norte) Universidad Nacional Portal de las ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Colombian Vice President Ramírez

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with Colombian Vice President and Foreign Minister-Designate Marta Lucía Ramírez today at the Department of State. The Secretary reaffirmed the enduring partnership our two countries have maintained for decades, based on a commitment to democracy, the security of our people, ...
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