A shipment of fortified rice, coordinated by SOUTHCOM's Humanitarian Assistance Directorate, arrived in Haiti recently and was distributed by representatives from the government of Haiti and an international NGO and was delivered to those most in need.
7/10/2008-AYACUCHO, Peru--U.S. Army CH-47D "Chinook" aircrew members and soldiers with Task Force New Horizons are providing heavy-lift helicopter support to more than 990 U.S. servicemembers deployed to Ayacucho, Peru in support of New Horizons Peru-2008, a humanitarian effort focused on bringing a better quality of life to the people of [ … ]
USS Boxer makes voyage to El Salvador, Guatemala, Peru
*Dialogue on Hemispheric Security in preparation for the Mérida Initiative*
*Beyond Guns and Steel: Reviving the Nonmilitary Instruments of American Power*
Colombia's military rescued 15 hostages, including three U.S. government contractors, from leftist revolutionary captors who had imprisoned the group in jungle camps for more than five years.
This press release was issued by the Ministry of Defense of Colombia on July 2, 2008.
_Seminar Provides Forum for Leaders to Discuss Top Security Issues_
Since its beginnings in 1943, the Inter-American Air Forces Academy (IAAFA) has fulfilled the invaluable mission of strengthening the bonds of brotherhood through providing education and training, in Spanish, to the countries in Latin America. One of the means IAAFA employs to fulfill its mission is the support provided to [ … ]
Rice comments on regional issues, including Brazil, Venezuela, Colombia
Minister of Defense of Ecuador, Dr. Wellington Sandoval, talks exclusively with Diálogo Magazine. The civil servant talks to the magazine about security issues, migration, and transnational matters.
_Recently appointed Ecuador Minister of Defense Dr. Wellington Sandoval spoke with Diálogo for an exclusive interview. Below are a few of his thoughts on border control, migration and other transnational issues. On border control..._