Francisco L. Palmieri
Chief of Mission
Mr. Francisco L. Palmieri, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, serves as the Chief of Mission of the Venezuelan Affairs Unit (VAU)
Michael A. Barkin
Deputy Chief of Mission
Michael Barkin is currently the Deputy Chief of Mission at the Venezuela Affairs Unit, located at the United States Embassy in Bogota, Colombia.
President of the United States
President Biden represented Delaware for 36 years in the U.S. Senate before becoming the 47th Vice President of the United States. As President, Biden will restore America’s leadership and build our communities back better.
Vice President of the United States
Kamala D. Harris is the Vice President of the United States of America. She was elected Vice President after a lifetime of public service, having been elected District Attorney of San Francisco, California Attorney General, and United States Senator.
U.S. Secretary of State
Antony J. Blinken is the 71st U.S. Secretary of State. He was nominated by President Biden on November 23, 2020; confirmed by the U.S. Senate on January 26, 2021; and sworn in by Vice President Kamala Harris the following day.