Colombian Ambassador to the U.S. visits Central Falls

Central Falls Mayor James Diossa welcomes Colombia's Ambassador to the U.S., Juan Carlos Pinzón, to Rhode Island (Credit: Mayor James Diossa)

CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. (WPRI) – The Colombian ambassador to the United States visited Central Falls on Wednesday.

Ambassador Juan Carlos Pinzón met with the city’s mayor, James Diossa, and members of the Colombian-American community at El Paisa on Dexter Street.

Central Falls and the surrounding area have a dense Colombian-American population.

This wasn’t the ambassador’s only stop in Rhode Island. He visited the Naval War College in Newport on Tuesday.

There he spoke about Colombia’s future and how the country is using security expertise to help other nations.

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