The UN Reiterates Its Appeal To Consolidate Haiti’s Stabilization
The United Nations (UN) reiterated its call to the international community to generously support the Haitian government’s economic development plans, by which this Antillean country seeks to consolidate the relative stability achieved in the last five years.
Colombia Seizes Properties Belonging To Guerrilla Groups
Six properties, some of which were used in drug trafficking and apparently belonged to the FARC and ELN guerrilla groups, were seized by army troops and intelligence officers in the eastern Colombian province of Arauca, officials said.
Chief Of U.S. Southern Command Describes Terrorism And Drug Trafficking As Innovators
The head of the U.S. Southern Command, Admiral James G. Stavridis, considers drug traffickers and terrorists to be innovators and congratulated the Colombian government for "Operation Checkmate," by which fifteen people were rescued from the hands of the FARC.
U.S. Law Fights Submarine-Like Boats Hauling Cocaine On The High Seas
It's a game played out regularly on the high seas off Colombia's Pacific coast: A U.S. navy helicopter spots a vessel the size of a humpback whale gliding just beneath the water's surface.
Julio Iglesias Arouses Passions In Chile At His “47 Years”
The Spanish singer Julio Iglesias aroused passions among female audience members in his only concert in Chile, which was dominated by his sensuality and where he joked with spectators about his splendid "47 years."
Honduran President Recognizes JTF-Bravo´s Medical Contributions
Nine members of Joint Task Force-Bravo´s medical element partnered with the Honduran Ministry of Health and several non-government organizations to treat hundreds of patients at a health fair here March 24 – an effort that drew praise from the President of Honduras.
Uribe Ready To Talk Cease Fire With Rebels
President Alvaro Uribe Tuesday said he was ready to hold peace talks with the leftist FARC rebel group if they declare a cease fire that can be verified.
Ecuadorian Colonel On Trial For Alleged Complicity With FARC
An Ecuadorian army colonel is being prosecuted for alleged collusion with the Colombian FARC guerrillas, which may be considered a grave offense against national security, the TV channel Teleamazonas revealed.
Former Argentine President Raul Alfonsin Dies
Raul Alfonsin, the Argentine president who guided his country's return to democracy following a military dictatorship that left thousands missing, died on Tuesday. He was 82.
Software Developed In Chile To Find Stolen Computers
A Chilean journalist has developed "Prey," a program that allows people to track down stolen computers by sending information via the Internet about their location.
France, Brazil Seek Unity Ahead Of G-20
The presidents of France and Brazil urged greater regulation of the world's financial markets and vowed Wednesday to work together toward such measures at the G-20 summit.
El Salvador: Funes Praises “Changes” In U.S. And Warns Chavez
The President-elect of El Salvador, Mauricio Funes, debuted in the international arena with praise for "changes" in the United States and warned that it will not allow Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez to put "a finger" into the politics of El Salvador.