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Embassy of Colombia in the United States

An embassy is the base for a country’s diplomatic mission abroad – meaning all of the political, cultural and social relationships between the states. Colombia and the United States have hold diplomatic relations since 1822. 200 Years of a special relation that have strengthened two countries that share values and democratic principles.

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Ambassador

Juan Carlos Pinzón

On July 26, 2021, Juan Carlos Pinzón was appointed Ambassador of Colombia to the United States for a second time. Since then the Colombia-USA relationship has been taken to a historical peak. President Biden designated Colombia as a Major Non-Nato Ally. The US Congress approved the highest budget for Colombia in a decade. The Bicentennial Partnership was launched by President Biden and President Duque as part of the celebrations of 200 years of diplomatic relations.

Throughout his career, Pinzón has been a leader in both the public and private, sectors. Between 2018 and 2021, Pinzón was President of the Foundation for the Progress of the Capital Region – ProBogotá, a private non-profit for the promotion of public policy and long-term strategic projects for the capital region of Colombia. He has been a member of several corporate advisory boards and NGOs.

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Recent Post:

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Aug 5, 2022

Former Commander of U.S. Southern Command Admiral Jim Stavridis received the "200 Years of Diplomatic Relations" distinction

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Bipartisan group of U.S. dignitaries honored with the "200 years of diplomatic relations" commendation

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in Dupont Circle Park, and emblematic park of DC

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President William Clinton honored with the "Orden de Boyacá" cross and the "200 years of Diplomatic Relations" commendation

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COLOMBIA USA
200 Years of a Special Relationship

Designed and printed in Colombia, this planner features a brief timeline of our 200 years of history of diplomatic relations and includes important pictures and dates of, among other things, meetings between Colombian and American Presidents; the successes of Plan Colombia;  the implementation of the Free Trade Agreement and some signifcant cultural events

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