Joint Task Force-Bravo members, based at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, distributed 61,000 pounds of food, water and clothing to remote villages of El Salvador Nov. 13.
Israel has signed a $350 million deal to supply dozens of unmanned surveillance aircraft to Brazil's national police, a defense official said.
A total of 1,263 members of the Salvadoran Army have undertaken a wide-ranging operation to distribute food and supplies to those affected by the rain that left 157 dead, while the Ministry of Public Works is clearing dozens of blocked roads.
*DIÁLOGO: After the capture of its founder Abimael Guzmán, Shining Path fell apart, but recently this group has intensified its violence. Is this a resurgence, or is it a different type of Shining Path?*
Colombia and Ecuador have restored diplomatic ties after nearly going to war in 2008 over clashes involving leftist rebels, Colombian Foreign Minister Jaime Bermudez said on Friday.
In Colombia, in the last ten years, 4,136 minors broke ties with illegal armed groups of leftist guerrillas and extreme right-wing paramilitaries, according to a report issued by the state Institute of Family Welfare (ICBF).
The international response to provide humanitarian assistance to El Salvador continues since torrential rains unleashed a wave of landslides and floods that swept through the country on Sunday, killing at least 130 and leaving hundreds homeless.
Joint Task Force-Bravo personnel deployed at approximately noon today to El Salvador in response to recent torrential rains that have caused flooding and landslides there.
Whether or not Ronaldinho Gaúcho will be included on the Brazilian team that will play for the World Cup in 2010 “depends only on him,” coach Carlos Caetano Bledorn Verri “Dunga” affirmed in an interviewed published by the magazine Istoé.
Uruguay has a level of development in the software industry that puts it “on top” in the region as far as “value and volume of exports” and also in “quality and innovation,” the head of the Delegation of the European Commission to Uruguay and Paraguay, Geoffrey Barrett, said.
Soldiers and townspeople dug through rock and debris Monday in hopes of finding dozens of people missing in a mudslide that swept down on a town, part of a wave of floods and landslides that killed at least 124 people in El Salvador.
The Shining Path guerrilla group "is increasingly improving its firepower" in the Valley of the Apurimac and Ene rivers, known as the VRAE region and considered Peru's principal cocaine-producing area, the former chief of the counter-terrorism police said.