The commemorative plaque of the bicentennial ties was unveiled at the Embassy of Colombia in the United States on June 2nd, 2022
During the unveiling of the plaque of the 200 years of bilateral relationships, the President of the Republic of Colombia, Ivan Duque highlighted shared values and strong ties between the two contries.
The plaque unveiled by Duque and Ambassador of Colombia to the United States Juan Carlos PInzon Bueno is located at the Embassy of Colombia at 1724 Massachusetts Avenue at the front wall, for audiences to read.
The event to present the plaque, was part of a series of events that the Embassy organized to celebrate the early years of the diplomatic relations when Manuel De Trujillo y Torres was recognized at the White House by Presdietne James Monroe and Secretary of State John Quincy Adams as the first Latin American ambassador to the U.S. to our present when the relations have become strategic and key for both countries.
The plaque is a reminder that Colombia and the United States are the oldest democracies in the Western Hemisphere and have shared values to promote security, prosperity, and democratic governance since their beginnings to the present.