United States Agency for International Development
Office of Press Relations
For Immediate Release
May 9, 2019
The following is attributable to Acting Spokesperson Tom Babington:
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green met yesterday with Colombian Vice President Marta Lucía Ramírez in Washington, D.C. Administrator Green and Vice President Ramírez discussed the enduring partnership between the United States and Colombia to promote a sustainable peace, including through market-oriented investments in rural areas to provide economic opportunities for communities affected by violence, especially for women entrepreneurs. The Administrator and Vice President also reviewed the close U.S.-Colombian collaboration on responding to the regional crisis caused by the illegitimate Maduro regime in Venezuela.