Francia Marquez, Vice President of Colombia, made a “journey of reconnection and opportunity in Africa”


Francia Marquez is the highest ranking Colombian authority to visit African countries in 26 years. "I am the first Afro-descendant woman vice-president of our country to come here today. My ancestors left these lands 400 years ago in slavery and today I am coming back in freedom, without chains, and as vice-president of the Republic of Colombia," said Francia Márquez in an interview with the media outlet Noticias Caracol.

The first Afro-Colombian to become vice president of the country, Francia Marquez said last month at a hearing before the second committee . . .

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