Delegates from Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, made an official visit to Coral Gables as part of the long- time Sister Cities relationship between the two municipalities, which is more than 50 years old.
Cartagena Mayor Campo Elias Terán received the Key of the City from Coral Gables Mayor Jim Cason and Commissioner Maria Anderson.
The 17-member Colombian delegation included members of the Chamber of Commerce of Cartagena, the Cartagena Branch of the American Chamber of Commerce, and other business representa- tives who traveled to discuss trade opportu- nities and open new commercial ventures.
The city’s International Affairs Coordinating Council and the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce also helped organize a reception for the delegation at the Coral Gables Museum and a trolley tour of the city. Cartagena was Coral Gables first Sister City, a relationship that was established in 1957.