The US Navy Hospital Ship “Comfort” will dock next Monday, for the purpose of conducting a humanitarian assistance mission throughout the Caribbean, Central America and Colombia.
Colombia on Saturday named General Freddy Padilla as its new minister of defense, a post which will put the current head of the armed forces squarely in charge of the fight against drug and rebel groups.
The Ecuadorian ex-minister of Internal and External Security Gustavo Larrea assured today that he feels “proud” of having participated in a mission to free hostages that were being held by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).
This wasn't just a race, it was vindication.
On May 29th to May 31st, the Ecuadorian capital will be the host city for the International Conference of Latin American and Caribbean Women, who will be holding a debate concerning the regional situation under the slogan: “United for the integration of our America”.
The latest advances in tanks, planes, canon artillery and military weapons are on display at the II International Hall of Technology for Defense (Sitdef), which is held in Lima for companies from 41 countries and it was opened today by the Peruvian president, Alan García.
Starting tomorrow, the Latin American and Canadian Indigenous Cinema will be shown in Lima as part of an exhibit series that seeks to “offer a site for reflections about cultural diversity and indigenous communities that goes beyond the regional barriers, the organizers announced today.
A total of 112 members of the drug gang ''Los Rastrojos'', a Colombian paramilitary group created by a kingpin who was assassinated a year ago in Venezuela, surrendered to Army troops today in a jungle in the Western region of the country, the authorities announced.
Interpol says it has issued an international security alert for 11 prisoners involved in a prison break in central Mexico.
Thousands of university students marched through Venezuela's capital demanding more state financial aid for public universities after President Hugo Chavez's government reduced funding by 6 percent.
This Wednesday, government sources informed that the Paraguayan president Fernando Lugo has removed the Army Commander Alfredo Machuca from Office and named General Oscar Velázquez as his replacement.
An international arrest warrant has been issued for a Colombian accused in the worst terror strike on Argentine soil, the 1994 bombing of a Jewish charities building that killed 85 people and injured 300, prosecutors said.