The Peruvian Air Force (FAP) is still interested in acquiring 10 to 12 of the A-29 Embraer Super Tucano light attack jet fighters to be used in the fight against narcoterrorist elements in the VRAEM (Apurimac, Ene and Mantaro Rivers Valley).
Operation Martillo, a multinational military force effort headed by the United States with the aim of countering drug trafficking and organized crime in Central America, will remain in the region for an indefinite period.
According to the 2013 Trafficking in Persons Report published by the U.S. Department of State, El Salvador is a source, transit, and destination country for women, men, and children who are subjected to sex trafficking and forced labor. Women and girls, some from rural areas of El Salvador, are e...
The United Kingdom Royal Fleet Auxiliary Naval Support Ship RFA Wave Knight and an onboard U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment interdicted a fishing vessel carrying a shipment of drugs in the Caribbean on September 9.
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman Al-Zwahri, has called on his followers to perpetrate “an economic disruption to the United States” and conduct small-scale attacks on U.S. soil.
Naval forces from Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Peru, the United Kingdom and the United States kicked off UNITAS 2013, an annual multinational exercise, this weekend in Cartagena, Colombia.
For the second time, the Colombian National Navy is hosting Operation Unitas, an international naval exercise where ships from different countries are performing different simulated military operations from September 6-15.
Colombia was chosen as interim head of the South American Defense Council (CSD) with Surinam as co-chair for one year, by the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), consisting of 12 countries, in order to lead security cooperation policies in the organization.