Represented by the Executive Secretary, Bro. Geraldo Macedo, and by the General Director of the Permanent General Secretariat, Rubens Ricardo Franz, the CMI was present on 02/18/22 in Bogotá, observing such an important and celebrated date of the Grand Lodge of Colombia based in Bogotá, in celebration of its centenary.
The event, which had as its high point a well-attended public ceremony followed by a Gala Dinner, was attended by delegations from other Grand Lodges of Colombia, led by their Grand Masters: from Cartagena de Indias, Reymundo Rafael Ferrer Bolívar; from Barranquilla, Enrique Lopez Munarriz; from Santa Martha, Pantaleón Francisco Farelo Palacin; and from Cali, Hember Ricardo Rojas Espinosa. Also, the illustrious presence of the Grand Masters of the Grand Lodges of Panama, Lictor Reyna; from El Salvador, Oswaldo Hernandez; from Ecuador, Héctor Vanegas y Cortázar; and from Bolivia, Rodrigo Arce Oropeza.
On the occasion, the Executive Secretary of the CMI, Geraldo Macedo, delivered a plaque commemorating the 100 years of the Grand Lodge of Colombia based in Bogotá to the Most Worshipful Grand Master, Nelson Fernando Gutiérrez Correa.
And on the morning of 02/21/22, the Executive Council of the CMI held a meeting at which the entry of two more grand bodies to the confederation was approved: the Grande Oriente Independente de Pernambuco and the Grande Oriente Amazonense, to which we welcome.