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May 28, 2010, 1:00 AM
Brazil awarded its distinguished Order of Rio de Branco to U.S. Southern Command’s deputy commander, Army Lt. Gen. Ken Keen, for his efforts in leading U.S. military support to Haiti relief operations earlier this year as commander of Joint Task Force-Haiti.
May 28, 2010, 1:00 AM
Seven operators from Naval Special Warfare (NSW) had the opportunity to work with the Brazilian Marine Corps Special Operations Battalion (Tonelero) from April 19 – May 13. This was the first time the U.S. has engaged with this unit in more than 25 years.
May 28, 2010, 1:00 AM
Drug-running Colombian rebels are using the dense, lawless jungle joining North and South America to smuggle cocaine past sea patrols, creating a new troublespot in the continent's drug war.
May 28, 2010, 1:00 AM
*Nickname*: La Celeste
May 27, 2010, 1:00 AM
The film version of the rescue of Ingrid Betancourt, three Americans, and eleven Colombian uniformed personnel, brought to television in a Spanish production, is a sales success even before hitting the airwaves, according to the Caracol television network, which is commercializing it in Latin America.
May 27, 2010, 1:00 AM
The grounds in front of the American University of the Caribbean were dotted with folding chairs, U.S. military personnel, Uruguayan Soldiers assigned to MINUSTAH and Haitians, young and old, filling in the seats on May 20. Everyone was there to celebrate the success of the Medical Readiness Training Exercise (MEDRETE).
May 26, 2010, 1:00 AM
For the first time, the U.S. government has characterized as narcoterrorism the crime of which three al-Qaeda members detained in Mali and with contacts in Brazil are accused.
May 26, 2010, 1:00 AM
High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2) arrived in Balboa-Rodman, Panama, May 22, to kick off the Southern Partnership Station (SPS) 2010 visit to the Central American nation.
May 25, 2010, 1:00 AM
A multitude attended the so-called ‘Parade of Integration’ in Buenos Aires, in which delegations from more than eighty countries participated as part of the festivities for the bicentennial of the revolution that led to Argentine independence.
May 25, 2010, 1:00 AM
*Nickname*: El Tri
May 25, 2010, 1:00 AM
*Nickname*: The Yanks
May 25, 2010, 1:00 AM
Brazil will complete the first reactor for its nuclear submarine in 2014, the coordinator of the Brazilian navy’s Nuclear Propulsion Program, André Luis Ferreira Marques, announced in an interview with state news agency Agencia Brasil.
May 24, 2010, 1:00 AM
The Bolivian government has ordered the reinforcement of its military presence in regions bordering Brazil and Paraguay, where an increasing presence of Colombian drug dealers, assassins and gangs has been detected, said the acting president, Alvaro García.
May 24, 2010, 1:00 AM
President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva unveiled a national war on crack cocaine, a drug that is increasingly causing addiction, health problems and crime in Brazilian cities and towns.
May 24, 2010, 1:00 AM
Concerns about trafficking throughout Belize have increased as operatives use the nation as a launching pad for trafficking. The upsurge in the illegal transit operations can be traced along many of Belize’s rural, remote areas, and vast ocean.
May 21, 2010, 1:00 AM
Bolivia will sell natural gas to Brazil and Argentina for a total of 2.3 billion dollars in 2010, an executive of the Bolivian state petroleum firm YPFB announced Wednesday.
May 21, 2010, 1:00 AM
The head of the UN mission in Haiti Edmond Mulet unveiled new efforts to provide secure housing to thousands of people made homeless by January's devastating earthquake.
May 21, 2010, 1:00 AM
Sailors on board high speed vessel Swift (HSV 2) made two Project Handclasp aid deliveries in Port Antonio, Jamaica, May 12.
May 21, 2010, 1:00 AM
Argentina is the “least loved” team among the ‘big ones’ that will be competing for soccer’s World Cup in South Africa, and Brazil is the most loved in other countries, according to a survey conducted in nine countries by the French Public Opinion Institute (IFOP) and published Wednesday by the newspaper L'Équipe.
May 21, 2010, 1:00 AM
The South Korean multinational firm Hyundai has expressed interest in investing in a steel project associated with a fabulous deposit of iron ore in eastern Bolivia, the president of state-owned steel producer Empresa Siderúrgica de Mutún (ESM), Sergio Alandia, announced.