Press Release  | 03/09/2001

Colombian Governors Speak Out Against Plan Colombia Aerial Crop Fumigation

In First Joint Visit to US, Four Governors to Propose Alternate Plan to Address Drug-Related Problems in Region
National Press Club, The Murrow Room, March 13, 2001 10-11am

In an historic trip from the southern region of Colombia, four Colombian governors will be in Washington, DC during the week of March 12 to speak out against forced fumigation of illicit crops and to propose concrete alternatives for addressing the problems associated with the drug trade in their region.

The governors-Ivan Gerardo Guerrero from Putumayo, Parmenio Cuellar from Nari

Lisa Haugaard at (202) 546-7010 or Elanor Starmer at (202) 546-7010