The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) was planning on blowing up an important bridge in the Huila region.
The navies of nine countries from the Americas – including seven from Latin American nations -- gathered in Chile August for “Partnership of the Americas 2014.”
The Colombian National Army is attacking the financial structures of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and the National Liberation Army (ELN).
Cocaine, heroin, and other illicit substances are high-priority targets in the fight against drug trafficking in Latin America, but regional security forces are also combatting attempts to smuggle alcohol and cigarettes.
Drug traffickers are making university students pretend to be tourists or small business owners traveling with handicrafts or food or seafood items.
“Moña” – allegedly a high-ranking leader of the Clan Úsuga – has finally been captured.
Some of the most prominent musicians and singers in Colombia banded together to record “Un paso por la paz,” a song which appeals for peace and harmony throughout the country.
Colombian National Police dismantle prison-based extortion scheme
Colombian musical artists sing for peace
Colombia: Land restitution amid the armed conflict
Pacific Alliance countries Colombia, Perú and Chile combat illegal mining
Medellín security initiatives lower homicides by organized crime
Colombian authorities melt firearms to keep them away from the FARC and the ELN
Nicaraguan Army and National Police seize large amounts of cocaine during ‘Operación
Central American police partner with the FBI to fight MS-13 and M-18 gangs
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