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Washington, D.C. — On Wednesday, September 18, 2019, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) will convene a hearing titled, “U.S.-Colombia Relations: New Opportunities to Reinforce and Strengthen Our Bilateral Relationship”. 

Rubio is Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, and Global Women’s Issues.

The hearing will be live-streamed on the committee’s website here. 

Members of the media planning to attend can RSVP to RubioPressShop@rubio.senate.gov 

Witnesses:

Panel I:

The Honorable Kirsten D. Madison, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, United States Department of State

The Honorable John Barsa, Assistant Administrator for Latin America and the Caribbean, United States Agency for International Development

Mr. Kevin O'Reilly, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, United States Department of State

Panel II:

Ms. Christine Balling, Senior Fellow for Latin American Affairs, American Foreign Policy Council

Mr. Jason Marczak, Director, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, Atlantic Council

Hearing Details:

U.S.- Colombia Relations: New Opportunities to Reinforce and Strengthen Our Bilateral Relationship

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 

2:30 PM

419 Dirksen Senate Office Building