Statement on Senior Administration Official Travel to Colombia, Argentina, and Uruguay

The White House

Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for the Western Hemisphere Juan Gonzalez and Department of State Acting Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Julie Chung will travel April 11 to 15 to Colombia, Argentina, and Uruguay to engage with government officials. In Bogota, they will discuss economic recovery, security and rural development, the Venezuelan migrant crisis, and Colombia’s regional climate leadership. In Argentina and Uruguay, they will discuss regional priorities, including addressing the challenges of the climate crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic and threats to democracy, human rights, and security in our hemisphere and around the world.

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