Mon Mar 10 09:15:51 2014
Military Sealift Command naval oceanographic survey ship USNS Henson (T-AGS 63) hosted a closing ceremony March 30 aboard the ship for Brazilian Navy oceanographers and hydrographers participating in the first Oceanographic-Southern Partnership Station (O-SPS) engagement.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday confirmed Edmond Mulet as his special representative to Haiti, a post which the Guatemalan already held in an interim capacity since the January earthquake that devastated the Caribbean nation.
Chile Wednesday lifted its "catastrophic" emergency declaration after a huge earthquake that struck last month, but said it would keep its armed forces in place working on rebuilding.
The Peruvian anti-terrorist police have captured an alleged military commander of the Shining Path (SL) armed group who is accused of participating in attacks on two foreign firms in 2003 and 2007, the interior minister, Gen. Octavio Salazar, announced Wednesday.
After a fifty-two-day voyage, the tank landing ship (LST) Almirante Saboia docked at the naval base in Rio de Janeiro, returning from Haiti.
USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) dropped anchor off the coast of Callao, Peru, for a scheduled port visit in the South American nation as part of Southern Seas 2010, a major component of U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command's Partnership of the Americas.
Brazilian Defense Minister Nelson Jobim said that the winner of a multi-billion-dollar contract to supply the Brazilian air force would not be announced until after Easter, April 4.
On March 26, at 10:30 a.m., in the Noble Hall of the “Almirante Tamandaré” Building, located on Praça Barão de Ladário in downtown Rio de Janeiro, the ceremony transferring the position of Coordinator of the South Atlantic Maritime Area (CAMAS) will take place.
A manuscript poem and a signed letter by Simón Bolívar and a lock of his hair were sold in London, as part of the auction of the private collection of the widow of a British military man who fought alongside the Latin American liberator.
Brazilian General Luiz Guilherme Paul Cruz was named the new military commander for the UN mission in Haiti, replacing fellow Brazilian Major General Floriano Peixoto, the UN office in Brazil said Thursday.
Sun Mar 9 22:09:45 2014
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