• Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo travels to Germany, Colombia, Costa Rica, Jamaica, and Florida on January 18-23.
  • Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo traveled to Berlin on January 19 to attend the jointly hosted German-UN international conference on Libya, as part of the three-point plan UN Special Representative Salamé outlined to the UN Security Council.
  • Secretary Pompeo arrived in Bogota, Colombia, on January 20, where he spoke at the Third Western Hemisphere Counterterrorism Ministerial and met with President Duque and other regional leaders. The Secretary also discussed our strong counternarcotics cooperation with Colombia.
  • On January 21, the Secretary arrived in San Jose, Costa Rica, where he met with President Carlos Alvarado and visited the Joint Operations Center, which facilitates regional law enforcement cooperation. Costa Rica, an important partner of the United States, supports democracy and the rule of law throughout the hemisphere, including in Nicaragua and Venezuela.
  • Later that day, Secretary Pompeo arrived in Kingston, Jamaica. While there, he met with Prime Minister Holness, conducted a multilateral roundtable discussion with Caribbean leaders, and delivered remarks on U.S.-Caribbean relations.
  • On January 23, Secretary Pompeo traveled to Miami to meet with Governor DeSantis. The Secretary then traveled to Bushnell, Florida, to deliver a speech on President Trump’s foreign policy before returning to Washington, DC.

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