President Obama is in Colombia for the Summit of the Americas
The US has recalled several Secret Service agents providing security for President Barack Obama in Colombia, following allegations of misconduct.
The agency did not give details, but reports suggest the accusations involve prostitution in Cartagena, which is hosting the Summit of the Americas.
Agency spokesman Edwin Donovan told the BBC the agents had been replaced and Mr Obama’s security would not be affected.
Mr Obama arrived in Colombia on Friday to attend the summit.
In a statement, Mr Donovan said the agency took allegations of misconduct “very seriously”.
“There have been allegations of misconduct made against Secret Service personnel in Cartagena, Colombia prior to the President’s trip,” he said.
“Because of this, those personnel are being relieved of their assignments, returned to their place of duty, and are being replaced by other Secret Service personnel.”
Earlier, Colombian police said two small explosions took place in Cartagena, but caused no casualties or damage.
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