Colombian envoy praises Canada’s ‘clarity of message’ on Venezuelan crisis
By Samantha Wright AllenFeb. 13, 2019
Federico Hoyos moves from his post as one of Colombia’s youngest members of Congress to the youngest in its diplomatic ranks.
Mr. Hoyos handed his letters of credence to Governor General Julie Payette on Dec. 17 and brings with him to Ottawa his wife Maria-Jose and two young children. The Hill Times photograph by Samantha Wright Allen
Following the Lima Group’s Ottawa meeting on the crisis in Venezuela earlier this month, Colombia’s new ambassador to Canada says more work is needed to bring in other nations “to join the call for free elections in Venezuela” to help bring peace.
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