U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Advisor Group, Marine Special Operations Team-Eight recently provided training to the Dominican Republic Secretary of State Counter Terrorism Armed Forces or SEFA CT, as part of a Joint Combined Exchange Training program.
Colombia has extradited the head of Colombia's most powerful drug cartel to face trafficking and murder charges in the United States.
The Ocucaje desert, about 300 kilometers south of Lima, houses hundreds of 20 million years old whale or shark fossils, treasures that the Peruvian authorities struggle to save from illegal trafficking.
Former French-Colombian hostage Ingrid Betancourt said Monday in Rome that the first project of her foundation will prevent the FARC guerrillas from trying to recruit young Colombians.
A former member of Colombia's FARC rebel group is the first person to take advantage of a special French asylum offer. The rebel arrived in Paris with former French-Colombian hostage Ingrid Betancourt.
Two U.S. military disaster relief teams from Joint Task Force-Bravo, based at Soto Cano Air Base in Honduras, have delivered more than 278,000 pounds of relief supplies to victims in flood-affected communities in Panama and Costa Rica.
The United States is adopting new Internet information exchange tools such as social networks and blogs to win the "war of ideas" against Islamic activists and other fundamentalist groups, a government official said last Monday.
Brazil and Paraguay will build a second border bridge over the river Parana, a project that will begin next year and be completed in 2012, according to the agreement reached between the two countries and published today in the Official Journal.
Chilean naval vessels completed the evacuation of 89 passengers of the cruise ship 'City of Ushuaia," stranded in Antarctica on Thursday, confirmed Commander Alan Nettle, chief of operations of the Third Naval Area.
Thirty years ago, the military governments of Chile and Argentina were on the brink of military confrontation for the sovereignty of some islands in the Beagle Channel, which only the mediation of Pope John Paul II managed to contain.
The Colombian Navy and the Administrative Department of Security [DAS] delivered a hard blow to drug trafficking by locating and destroying a makeshift workshop where a series of semi-submersible craft were built for drug trafficking service.
In an unusual decision, legislators of Alagoas, Brazilian state, approved a bill to rename the football stadium in Maceio, from King Pele, to Queen Martha, to honor two-time FIFA Player of the Year, who was born in this state.
Former hostage Ingrid Betancourt is traveling throughout Latin America in a bid to secure the release of hostages still in hands of leftist rebels in the jungle of Colombia.
Along the Colaba coastline, at the Gateway of India, gunfire punctuated the early morning hours Saturday.
Continual guerrilla attacks on oil infrastructure and civilians have led a group of agencies to t...
Brazil's Operation Formosa
Peruvian Army Captures 2 Alleged Members of Shining Path Terrorist Group
International Cooperation Leads to the Capture of Peruvian Fugitive ‘El Gordo’
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Latin American Health Officials Prepare To Fight Ebola
FARC weakened and undergoing a severe economic crisis
Elite Honduran security forces capture kidnappers and rescue their victims
Perú’s security forces fight illegal logging
Guatemalan military police arrive in Haiti to participate in MINUSTAH
Zeus Command Troops Improve Public Safety in El Salvador
Colombian National Army cracks down on illegal mining in Cauca
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