“Relief for Haiti is happening right now”, USSOUTHCOM Commander, General Douglas Fraser, told reporters Friday, January 15, at a news conference held at SOUTHCOM headquarters. “We are asking the citizens of Haiti to remain calm; help is on the way”, General Fraser added, noting the swift deployment of U.S. humanitarian [ … ]
NEW YORK(AFP) -- At least 22 United Nations employees died in the earthquake which rocked Haiti Tuesday, while 150 other are missing, reported this Thursday United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon.
Suriname and France signed an agreement on Tuesday to step up security cooperation on the border with French Guiana, Suriname Justice and Police Minister Chan Santokhi said.
U.S. military forces have mobilized to support international disaster relief efforts underway in Haiti following the Jan. 12 earthquake that ravaged the Caribbean nation. Current U.S. military efforts will focus on working with MUNUSTAH to provide search and rescue, disaster relief and security, if necessary.
USSOUTHCOM Commander, General Douglas Fraser, emphasized the humanitarian relief efforts that are underway to provide assistance to victims of the devastating earthquake that rocked Haiti Tuesday, during a news conference held January 14, 2010 at USSOUTHCOM headquarters.
Peruvian police dismantled a ring of military personnel that was selling armament to Colombia's leftist FARC guerrillas, La Republica newspaper reported.
Ricardo “Kaká,” a Brazilian forward and newly-signed player for Real Madrid, coming from Milan, declared that he feels “more comfortable playing in Spain,” in an interview with radio station Cadena SER.
Secretary Clinton (Jan. 12): "We are still gathering information about this catastrophic earthquake, the point of impact, its effect on the people of Haiti. The United States is offering our full assistance to Haiti and to others in the region. We will be providing both civilian and military disaster relief [ … ]
Four Brazilian members of the UN peacekeeping force in Haiti were killed in the massive earthquake which struck the impoverished nation, a military official said Wednesday.
Stunned Haitians are digging through the rubble of Port-au-Prince, where thousands are feared dead after a massive earthquake destroyed much of the capital.
Mexico has captured a kingpin accused of terrorizing his way to the top of a gang fighting for control of key U.S. drug routes — even ordering rivals dissolved in acid. Tuesday's arrest, announced by U.S. and Mexican officials, capped a series of victories in Mexico's U.S.-backed war on narcotics.
Argentine singer Sandro, a popular idol famous in Latin America, who died Monday, was mourned Wednesday by thousands of fans who came to file past his remains, in lines that had not stopped since the previous day, where he lay in repose in the Palace of the National Congress.