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.
The Colombian National Army has intensified its operations against outlaw armed groups that dig illegal mines – an activity that damages the environment.
Agents with the National Police of Peru (PNP), including investigators with the elite Genesis Group recently acted quickly to capture three members of an armed robbery gang known as The Gunmen of Callao.
The Colombian National Army is charged with protecting the country’s civilian population, and it recently extended that role into health care provision by providing medical treatment in the municipality of La Gloria, in the Department of Cesar.
The terrorist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) planned a massive extortion scheme this year to alleviate its severe financial problems, according to e-mails analyzed by Colombian security forces in recent months.
Violence rates in sectors under surveillance have dropped by up to 40 percent since law enforcement authorities installed the video cameras at a cost of $150 million (USD).
The Colombian National Army, which shields the civilian population from terrorism, recently helped protect a large group of people in the Department of Putumayo from disease and dental problems.
The potential spread of Ebola into Central and Southern America is a real possibility, the commander of U.S. Southern Command told an audience at the National Defense University yesterday.
FARC weakened and undergoing a severe economic crisis
Colombian musical artists sing for peace
Chilean Police prepare to launch major initiative against microtrafficking
Dominican Republic police use intelligence to dismantle two drug trafficking groups
Latin American health officials prepares to fight Ebola
Nicaragua builds prisons with money seized from drug traffickers
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