While covering the tragic and incredible events that unfolded at the US Capitol this week, CNN's Jake Tapper likened the situation to my home country of Colombia. "It's surreal, I feel like I'm talking to a correspondent reporting from...Bogotá," Tapper said, over footage from Capitol Hill. At first, I was taken aback by the comparison, considering it to be unfair. Then I gave it some thought.
Colombia has confronted challenges to its democracy, and like the United States, we have remained steadfast in our commitment to the rule of law and respect for human rights. We are partners in democracy with the US, and this shared value is foundational to our long-standing friendship.… Seguir leyendo »