More than 200 service members of the Brazilian Army will participate in the Combined Operations and Rotation Exercises (CORE 22) in Fort Polk, Louisiana, August 4-September 6.
The Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) Leadership Center of Excellence (NCOLCoE) is a premier institution driving innovative development for U.S. Army’s enlisted leaders (ELs). The center provides professional military education that fosters ELs to meet the challenges of today’s complex world.
Narcotrafficking in Brazil is increasingly intertwined with environmental crimes in the Amazon, researchers warn. Drug trafficking groups are relying more and more on loads of timber and manganese to conceal shipments of drugs abroad.
On November 18, 2021, during Operation Calvary, the Brazilian Federal Police (PF, in Portuguese) dismantled an organization that was shipping cocaine to Europe by sea. About 150 PF agents served 36 search and seizure warrants, six arrest warrants and four temporary arrest warrants in several states, including São Paulo and Bahia.
With her swearing-in on October 29, 2021, U.S. Army General Laura J. Richardson became the first woman to lead U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) and only the third woman to lead one of the U.S. military’s 11 unified combatant commands.
Nicaragua’s government has thwarted democracy for its people with a sham presidential election and the imprisonment of journalists and opposition leaders.
The northern region of Santa Catarina state, in the south of Brazil, has the largest industrial fishing fleet in the country, with hundreds of vessels transiting daily to carry out fishing activities. However, criminal groups have been taking advantages of workers’ legal pursuits to try and conceal their illegal practices.
The United States military mobilized search and rescue teams following the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that killed nearly 2,000 people in Haiti on August 14.
Honduras is committed to eradicating narcotrafficking. Since 2014, drug transit through the nation has dropped from 80 percent to 3.7 percent. According to Honduran Minister of Defense General (ret.) Fredy Santiago Díaz Zelaya, these results come from the joint work of the Honduran Armed Forces and State agencies. Diálogo spoke with Gen. Díaz about the topic and the progress of combined international operations.
On August 7, a Cubana de Aviación cargo jet arrived at Maiquetía International Airport, north of Caracas. In addition to the 16 crew members, flight number 3310 brought to Venezuela 280 empty oxygen cylinders for hospital use, which belonged to the Cuban Medical Mission.
The death toll from Haiti's powerful earthquake jumped to over 1,419 on Tuesday, as crews desperately dug through collapsed buildings for survivors in the Caribbean nation still reeling from its president's assassination.