In partnership with Guatemala, the U.S. Southern Command-- through its component and executive planning agent, U.S. Army South executed the focused humanitarian assistance operation to conduct various engineering assistance, medical, dental, and civic action programs.
If not for donations from non-government organizations (NGO), four schools and one medical facility in Belize would be receiving empty new buildings.
Canada signed a memorandum of understanding with the Brazilian government in June 2013, stipulating that Canadian troops would help in maintaining the peace in Haiti.
During the International Day of Peacekeepers and to celebrate 10 years of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH).
Beyond the Horizon 2014 is a multi-faceted civic assistance exercise conducted by United States troops in Latin and Caribbean nations.
The UN mission succeeded a Multinational Interim Force (MIF) authorized by the Security Council in February 2004, after Haitian President Bertrand Aristide departed Haiti for exile in the aftermath of an armed conflict which spread to several cities across the country.
The air force officers trained in the best ways to provide humanitarian support and conduct search and rescue missions.
Shortly after the earthquake struck, the Chilean Navy’s Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service issued a tsunami warning for the Chilean coast. Security officials ordered the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people from coastal areas.
Sandra Honoré, the leader of MINUSTAH, recently visited officials in Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Chile, the countries whose troops comprise the bulk of peacekeeping troops in Haiti.
The First Colombia-Ecuador Binational Simulation Earthquake and Tsunami was held on Feb. 6, 2014. Authorities in the Colombian departments of Nariño, Cauca and Valle del Cauca and the Ecuadorian provinces of Esmeraldas, Imbabura and Carchi participated in the exercise.
Sail Cartagena de Indias 2014 promotes cooperation among Latin American navies
Operation Santa Maria: example of military professionalism and dedication
Drug Cartels and other Latin American drug trafficking groups use logos to identify shipments
‘Hector Largo,’ the Pink Cocaine Czar, captured by Colombian National Police
Information sharing key to biosurveillance threats in the Americas
Navy Special Forces Help Honduras Form Counter Trafficking Force
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