Assessing the Colombia Peace Process: The Way Forward in U.S.-Colombia Relations, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, and Global Women's Issues of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, First Session, August 2, 2017 [open pdf - 392KB]
This is the August 2, 2017 hearing titled "Assessing the Colombia Peace Process: The Way Forward in U.S.-Colombia Relations," held before the Senate Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, and Global Women's Issues of the Committee on Foreign Relations. From the opening statement of Marco Rubio: "We are going to have two panels. The first is a government panel. Mr. William Brownfield is the Assistant Secretary of State at the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement; and Mr. Francisco Palmieri is the Acting Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs. The second panel will be non-government witnesses who have extensive government experience. Mr. Jose Cardenas, three decades of experience in the Western hemisphere in inter-American relations. He served in senior positions in the U.S. Department of State, the National Security Council, the U.S. Agency for International Development, where he served as the Assistant Administrator for Latin America and the Caribbean; and Mr. Juan Gonzalez, who has spent 16 years in government service focused on Latin America and the Caribbean with the State Department, the National Security Council, and the Office of the Vice President." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: William R. Brownfield, Francisco Palmieri, Jose Cardenas, and Juan Gonzalez.
S. Hrg. 115-676; Senate Hearing 115-676
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