Brazilian Army Major General Rodrigo Ferraz Silva is the commander of the 12th Light Infantry Brigade (Airborne), which is a strategic brigade under the Brazilian Army Readiness Forces. In the multinational exercise PANAMAX 2022, Maj. Gen. Ferraz serves as the commander of the Combined Force Land Component Command or CFLCC.
The Cuban dictatorship deployed a large police force to repress the demonstrations ofJuly 11, 2022, which marked the one year anniversary of the historic protests that shook the island, in which tens of thousands of Cubans took to the streets demanding an end to the regime and respect for human rights.
The Colombian Army’s urban search and rescue (USAR) team, USAR-COL13, of the Disaster Attention Engineer Brigade, put its ground humanitarian aid capabilities to the test to earn the highest classification for search and rescue in collapsed structures, the Colombian Military Forces’ General Command (CGFM) said in a statement.
Vice President of the Dominican Republic Raquel Peña greeted August 6 the trained personnel sent by the Canadian government, who arrived with the equipment for the rescue of the two miners trapped for a week in the underground mine of Corporación Minera Dominicana (CORMIDOM), in the Cerro de Maimón.
Born in Santander, Colombia, Brigadier General Hernando Garzón Rey is deputy commanding general for Interoperability at U.S. Army South, located at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. This U.S. military base is one of the main headquarters of multinational exercise PANAMAX 2022, in which Brig. Gen. Garzón also coordinates interoperability among all the forces of participating countries. Diálogo spoke with Brig. Gen. Garzón about the importance of interoperability in real life and in exercise PANAMAX 2022.
China has dispatched a military ship to Sri Lanka’s port city of Hambantota in the midst of the rapidly changing political situation in the island nation. The move has raised questions about whether China is trying to establish a strong military presence on Sri Lanka’s Indian Ocean coast.
Violence in the Brazilian Amazon is on the rise, which is now home to 13 of the country’s 30 most violent cities, as narcotrafficking and environmental crimes plague the region, the recently released Cartography of Violence in the Amazon Region survey of the São Paulo-based think tank Brazilian Public Security Forum indicated.
Ecuadorian Army Colonel Rodrigo Peñaherrera serves on the Ecuadorian Armed Forces’ Joint Chiefs of Staff as an Operations officer for Joint Task Force Esmeraldas. The force was created in early June 2022 to support the National Police in the fight against narcotrafficking in the province of Esmeraldas, on the border with Colombia. Col. Peñaherrera was sent to San Antonio, Texas, as Ecuador’s highest ranking officer to take part in annual multinational exercise PANAMAX. Col. Peñaherrera took a break from his duties as PANAMAX 2022 head of Civil Affairs to speak with Diálogo.
The media and officials aligned with the Kremlin are attempting to divert attention from Moscow’s responsibility for rising global food insecurity, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) said in a statement.
Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chilean Armed Forces are resuming face-to-face interactions with their U.S. counterparts with various training and cooperation initiatives.
Guatemalan security forces continue to deal a heavy blow to transnational criminal groups that keep up poppy and marijuana cultivation in some municipalities bordering Mexico.
The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) will deploy to the U.S. Southern Command area of operations this fall as part of U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet’s (USNAVSO/4THFLT) Continuing Promise 2022 mission.