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Aug 31, 2010, 1:00 AM
Panamanian and United States officials announced on August 27 that the recent PANAMAX military exercises – which took place from August 19-26 – have boosted the security of the Panama Canal against potential threats...
Aug 31, 2010, 1:00 AM
With the sudden burst of a fireball and a blast of heat, another clandestine cocaine lab in a remote jungle valley on the front line of Peru’s drug war went up in flames.
Aug 30, 2010, 1:00 AM
The foreign minister of Ecuador, Ricardo Patiño, condemned the killings of seventy-two people in northeastern Mexico...
Aug 30, 2010, 1:00 AM
The presidents of Panama, Ricardo Martinelli, and of Peru, Alan García, agreed to begin negotiations...
Aug 30, 2010, 1:00 AM
The Ecuadorean attorney-general’s office began an investigation in order to dismantle alleged human-trafficking networks...
Aug 30, 2010, 1:00 AM
Colombian Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin and her Ecuadorean counterpart Ricardo Patiño met in a location on the border between the two countries on August 26.
Aug 30, 2010, 1:00 AM
The base was again the scene of a massive relief effort in Latin America this week as Airmen worked with sister services, non-governmental organizations, 17 partner nations and local governments to speed aid to a hurricane-ravaged island.
Aug 27, 2010, 1:00 AM
The Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies (CHDS) has selected U.S. General John Galvin and former Uruguayan Defense Minister Dr. José Bayardi...
Aug 27, 2010, 1:00 AM
In 2007, the Armed Forces General Command designated the subregion of the Montes de María...
Aug 27, 2010, 1:00 AM
The coach of the Chilean national soccer team, the Argentine Marcelo Bielsa, sent a jersey signed by him and by the team’s stars to former soccer player Franklin Lobos, one of the thirty-three miners trapped in the San José mine, his daughter told AFP.
Aug 26, 2010, 1:00 AM
“We are thanking you a lot for this nice school that you made for us,” read a sign held by a local Haitian boy during a celebration at the Mandrin school site Aug. 22.
Aug 26, 2010, 1:00 AM
Colombian authorities announced on August 24, it sent 15 more peacekeepers to join the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (Minustah)...
Aug 26, 2010, 1:00 AM
The violence in some Latin American countries with high murder rates can be compared to an “epidemic”...
Aug 25, 2010, 1:00 AM
Walid Makled Garcia, a well-known alleged Venezuelan drug smuggler who had been branded a major kingpin by the U.S. government, was arrested in Colombia on August 19.
Aug 25, 2010, 1:00 AM
Polluted rivers and increasing deforestation are the consequences of drug trafficking in the chief coca-producing valley of the southeastern Peruvian jungle...
Aug 25, 2010, 1:00 AM
Authorities from the Dominican National Drug Control Agency (DNCD in Spanish) dismantled an international drug ring...
Aug 25, 2010, 1:00 AM
Nicaraguan police seize 230 kilograms of cocaine.
Aug 24, 2010, 1:00 AM
Peru’s leftist Shining Path guerrillas recruit children into their ranks, training them in armed combat and drug trafficking, an army general said on August 22.
Aug 24, 2010, 1:00 AM
UN peacekeepers in Haiti called for calm on August 21, after electoral officials rejected international hip-hop star Wyclef Jean’s presidential candidacy.
Aug 23, 2010, 1:00 AM
Colombia announced that it has the support of seventy countries to seek a slot on the UN Security Council...