Colombia Announces the Passing of Minister of Defense, Dr. Carlos Holmes Trujillo García

Jan 26, 2020- The Presidency of the Republic of Colombia today announced the passing of the Minister of Defense, Dr. Carlos Holmes Trujillo García, due to complications from the COVID-19 virus.

He had been hospitalized since January 11, 2021, and passed away at 01:53 on January 26, 2021.

On behalf of the President of the Republic, his wife, María Juliana, and his children, Luciana, Matías and Eloísa, as well as all the members of the National Government, we present our heartfelt condolences to his entire family.

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