A plane seized from drug traffickers is the newest addition to the Aerial Surveillance Service of the Costa Rican Ministry of Security’s fleet: the Beechcraft King Air F90, which will carry out patrol missions against organized crime.
The Colombian National Navy recently trained naval forces from eight countries in the Americas in maritime interdiction and other operations during the 12th Coast Guard and Maritime Interdiction Course.
In only 2 years, the National Anti-Extortion Force has broken up 300 extortion gangs and prevented the public from having to pay more than $2.6 million to groups dedicated to committing this crime.
United States Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) held the second in a series of four academic roundtable discussions about terrorist-criminal organization relationships in a global context, but especially in Latin America, at the Command’s Conference Center of the Americas on December 9.
Military delegations from the Central American Armed Forces Conference (CFAC) recently completed a United Nations (UN) integrated training course for peace operations missions.
Peru’s Armed Forces and the country’s National Police are ramping up their efforts to dismantle clandestine landing strips used by drug traffickers.
A group of midshipmen from the Navy of the Dominican Republic (ARD) recently boarded a ship for a cruise in the beautiful waters of the Caribbean – but this was no vacation. This was Maestro del Mar 2014, a series of drills held from November 17-28.
The Honduran Army recently destroyed routes that organized crime groups used to smuggle drugs, people, guns and stolen livestock through the borders the country shares with Guatemala and El Salvador in order to reduce drug trafficking from Honduras.
The Brazilian Navy and law enforcement agents from the states of Pará and Amapá recently joined forces to combat trafficking in persons, drugs, weapons and ammunition, as well as piracy.
Thanks to a recent agreement between Peru and Bolivia to work jointly against narco-trafficking and other criminal activities along their common border, naval vessels from both countries will use a sophisticated satellite system to detect drug shipments in Lake Titicaca, which straddles both nations.
U.S. Military, non-government agency planners and prospective participants in the upcoming Continuing Promise 2015 humanitarian assistance deployment worked on the details of the operation during a mission planning conference hosted on Dec. 2-5 by U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/4th Fleet.
Troops from the Army’s Ninth Brigade participating in the Sword of Honor II initiative have captured 402 suspects of crimes including homicide, extortion, and sexual abuse, as of early December.
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