As security forces in Colombia crack down on traditional drug trafficking routes, organized crime groups are increasingly trying to smuggle cocaine, heroin, and other illegal substances on commercial flights through the country’s airports.
The governments of Guatemala, Belize, Honduras and El Salvador are jointly stepping up their enforcement efforts against the chemical precursors used to manufacture synthetic drugs, such as crystal methamphetamine.
Drug dealers tell their customers that the synthetic drug known as “Pandora” will allow them to escape their worries. More often, however, it destroys their health – and sometimes it ends their lives.
One of the Sinaloa Cartel’s major drug trafficking pipelines from Mexico into Northern California has been shut down.
The terrorist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia recruited “Libardo” in 2010, when he was 14, with promises of adventure and money.
Center will teach dogs to detect drugs, explosives, cash and other evidence of crimes.
Juan Francisco Sáenz-Tamez, the alleged kingpin of the Gulf Cartel, a violent Mexican transnational criminal organization, paid for his recent shopping trip with his freedom.
The aircraft of rival forces flew battle missions in the skies above the Atacama desert in northern Chile over the course of 11 days this month – but not a single shot was fired. The battles appeared dramatic, but they weren’t real. They were part of the
Central American countries are coordinating their efforts and exchanging information to prevent outbreaks of the deadly Ebola virus.
The government of Chile continues to respond to the September 8 terrorist attack in Santiago on multiple fronts, ramping up metro station security while proposing a special prosecutor’s office and expanded intelligence operations.
Salitre 2014 Exercise in Chile promotes cooperation among five air forces
FARC weakened and undergoing a severe economic crisis
Colombian National Police dismantle prison-based extortion scheme
Dominican Republic opens new Regional Canine Training Center
Latin American health officials prepares to fight Ebola
Southcom keeps watch on Ebola situation
Nicaragua builds prisons with money seized from drug traffickers
Brazil: Army enrolls first women in course for Musician Sergeants
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Modernization of the Paraguayan Air Force
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