Photos tagged “U.S. Policy”

Public domain photographs about peace, security, and human rights in Colombia

March 12, 2020

Photo source: Tweet from US Embassy Bogota @USEmbassyBogota

Tweet, translated, reads: “Members of Joint Task Force Bravo, Colombian military forces, Colombian Civil Defense, volunteers from Fundación Universitaria Juan N. Corpas and from Universidad Nacional de Colombia fly about 3 hours per day in Chinook helicopters to reach remote regions of La Guajira with the medical mission of “Ejercicio Vita” [a joint U.S.-Colombian military exercise in La Guajira].

Tags: La Guajira, U.S. Policy

January 26, 2020

About 75 paratroopers from the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division carry out a paratrooper exercise at the Tolemaida base in Tolima. They were joined by 40 more personnel from U.S. Army South, the Southern Command’s Texas-based army component. “This gives us a repetition at projecting power through joint forcible entry,” 82nd Airborne spokesman Lt. Col. Mike Burns told Army Times.

Photo source: Master Sgt. Alexander Burnett at DVIDS
Photo source: Master Sgt. Alexander Burnett at DVIDS
Photo source: Master Sgt. Alexander Burnett at DVIDS
Photo source: Master Sgt. Alexander Burnett at DVIDS
Photo source: Master Sgt. Alexander Burnett at DVIDS

Tags: U.S. Policy

January 15, 2020

  • The CEO of the International Development Finance Corporation, a U.S. government body that issues loans and loan guarantees, visits Tumaco, the Pacific coast municipality that leads all Colombian municipalities in land area planted with coca. Adam Boehler promises US$5 billion in financing for private development projects, and witnesses a coca eradication operation.
Photo source: César Carrión, Colombian Presidency
Photo source: César Carrión, Colombian Presidency

Tags: Coca, Illicit Crop Eradication, U.S. Aid, U.S. Policy