A Conversation with Juan Carlos Pinzón

Leonie Rauls/ Inter-American Dialogue

On March 21, 2019 the Inter-American Dialogue hosted former defense minister and former Colombian ambassador to the United States Juan Carlos Pinzón for a private conversation with dialogue staff, representatives from other think-tanks and news outlets. In attendance from the Dialogue were president Michael Shifter, Peter D. Bell Rule of Law program director Michael Camilleri, director of development and external relations Denisse Yanovich, and director of the Asia and Latin America program Margaret Myers.

Ambassador Pinzón had a candid conversation with the event attendees in which he touched upon subjects of great importance for Latin America and Colombia, including President Duque’s objections to the Special Jurisdiction for Peace, the Venezuelan crisis, the new Prosur initiative, and the regional state of affairs with the United States and China.