More than 30 tourists were traveling aboard the Reina del Caribe vessel on January 23rd between the popular tourist destinations Corn Island and Little Corn Island when strong winds and rain caused it to capsize. More than 30 tourists were traveling aboard the Reina del Caribe vessel on January 23rd [ … ]
The United States Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) contributed US$670,000 for the construction of a warehouse to store equipment the Armed Forces needs to respond to natural disasters. With the support of the United States Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), the Peruvian government recently inaugurated a warehouse in the region of Tacna dedicated to [ … ]
The country's Air Force receives ongoing training in international humanitarian law, which it is using in its missions in the valley of the Apurímac, Ene, and Mantaro Rivers (VRAEM), where drug-trafficking groups grow coca illegally.
Uruguayan service members recently prepared for overseas missions by participating in the Protection of Civilians (POC) course offered by Uruguay's National School for Peacekeeping Operations (ENOPU).
Brazil hosted UNITAS Atlantic 2015, a joint military training exercise for Navy members from various countries in the Americas.
Sailors aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) and USS Chafee (DDG 90) participated in a community relations (COMREL) project at Almirante Miguel Grau Seminario in Lima, Peru, from Oct. 4-5.
The work done aboard the Comfort clearly heals more than bodies. It bridges gaps, builds ties, and makes history.
More than 1,000 service members from the Armed Forces of Argentina and Chile recently participated in Cruz del Sur III, a bi-national training exercise aimed at enabling the two Militaries to work in tandem in future United Nations peacekeeping missions.
The United States Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) donated $96,000 in equipment and funds to Guatemala to support a Rapid Response Facility (CRI) in the southern department of Escuintla.
The U.S. government delivered a Cessna Caravan airplane to the Honduran Air Force to improve its natural disaster response capabilities, and will deliver two more by February 2016.
Officials from Paraguay's Armed Forces recently met with 18 U.S. Generals and Admirals from the CAPSTONE Military Leadership Program to bolster cooperation in combating regional security challenges.
Uruguay, a country with a population of little less than 3.5 million, is generally considered the top provider of peacekeeping Troops per capita in the world. Its Military is considered a worldwide leader in peacekeeping operations, as it continually provides Troops to many United Nations peace missions.