inFocus with Colombia's former ambassador to Canada Federico Hoyos

Episode 9 April 29, 2021 00:33:06
inFocus with Colombia's former ambassador to Canada Federico Hoyos
inFocus with David Coletto
inFocus with Colombia's former ambassador to Canada Federico Hoyos
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Show Notes

On this episode of inFocus, I’m joined by Federico Hoyos (Hoy-Yosh), the former Colombian Ambassador to Canada. Mr. Hoyos served as Colombia’s ambassador to Canada from November 2018 to March 2020. Prior, he was a member of the House of Representatives serving a four-year term. Most recently, he was a counsellor to Colombia’s President, Ivan Duque serving the President until last month.

I got to know Federico while he was in Ottawa and learned we share many of the same interests. Not only is his home country a powerhouse when it comes to producing world-class road cyclists, which we talked a lot about, but his outlook on politics, government, and society are a lot like mine.

We discussed his time in Canada, what’s like being a younger diplomat and his perspective on Canada.

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