Tag: colombia

Ron DeSantis, Florida’s Senators Oppose Taking FARC Off Lists of Foreign Terrorists

Last week, Republican officials from Florida called upon the Biden administration to keep the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) on the U.S. State Department’s list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTO). Reports emerged that FARC...

Florida Delegation Continues to Urge Joe Biden Do More to Help Calm Chaos in...

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., the top Republican on the U.S. Senate Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, joined a dozen senators in calling on President Joe Biden to do more to help that South American nation which is currently facing strikes and blockades over economic and human right issues. More than 70 people have been killed in Colombia during the protests. 

Florida Delegation Backing Resolution to Support Colombia

Over in the U.S. Senate, Florida’s two senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--are working with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on the resolution “reaffirming the United States’ commitment to Colombia." Rubio praised that nation as “America’s strongest ally in the Western Hemisphere.” 

Florida Congressmen Warn About Growing Violence in Colombia

More than 20 protesters in Colombia have been killed by the police. 

Maria Elvira Salazar Named to the House Foreign Affairs Committee

Salazar said she would use the post to advance freedom around the globe.

Jeanette Nuñez: DeSantis Administration “Pushing the Boundaries of the 21st Century With a Bold...

The governor’s office outlined the achievements in areas Nuñez oversees.

Jeanette Nuñez Wraps Up Trade Mission to Colombia

Nuñez led more than 50 small and mid-sized businesses in a trip coordinated by Enterprise Florida (EFI). There were also almost 20 manufacturers and exporters from the Sunshine State which met with Colombian importers.

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Urge White House Ensure Colombia is Working to Crack Down...

Both Rubio and Scott believe Colombia, as one of the most proactive nations countering narco-trafficking in the Western Hemisphere, should be certified as a major partner in the fight against illicit drugs.

Florida Delegation Continues to Focus on Venezuela

Members of the Florida delegation from both sides of the aisle continue to focus on Venezuela as chaos continues to engulf that South American nation.