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Feb 3, 2012, 1:00 AM
The amount of cocaine seized by the Costa Rican police on January 31 from three Colombian and two Costa Rican nationals increased the following day to almost two tons, the largest shipment seized in the country in the last six years, Security Minister Mario Zamora announced.
Feb 3, 2012, 1:00 AM
On February 1, Honduras requested international aid for the fight that the government is waging against high levels of crime, especially due to the participation of police officers in organized-crime activities, Security Minister Pompeyo Bonilla announced.
Feb 3, 2012, 1:00 AM
Feb 2, 2012, 1:00 AM
Since the January 2010 earthquake devastated the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, the main focus in the country has been humanitarian aid. But, little by little, former gangs are reuniting and drug trafficking is increasing. To talk about the main concerns regarding security issues in Haiti, Diálogo spoke with Mario Andresol, Director General, Haitian National Police, during the 2012 Caribbean Nations Security Conference (CANSEC).
Feb 2, 2012, 1:00 AM
Feb 2, 2012, 1:00 AM
France will help Haiti, which does not have an army, to create a security force to combat smuggling along the border, the foreign ministers of Haiti, Laurent Lamothe, and France, Alain Juppé, announced in Paris on January 31.
Feb 2, 2012, 1:00 AM
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has announced that it will indefinitely postpone the release of six police and Military personnel, to which it had committed in December 2011.
Feb 2, 2012, 1:00 AM
Central American technical experts concluded a meeting in Honduras with representatives from other countries and international organizations to define aid programs in the security area for the region.
Feb 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
Feb 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
On January 30, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos again rejected the proposals to collaborate in favor of peace talks with the country’s guerrilla groups that he has received from within Colombia and abroad, because they may be “counterproductive.”
Feb 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
Representatives of the Peruvian and Ecuadorean governments, accompanied by military and police personnel from both countries, met in Quito to evaluate security and confidence-building measures, the Ecuadorean foreign ministry announced on January 30.
Feb 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
Human remains and plastic objects commonly used to wrap shipments of cocaine were found by Dominican authorities at the site of a plane crash, according to the country’s National Drug Control Directorate (DNCD).
Feb 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
On January 30, the Brazilian police arrested three individuals who were transporting 24.5 kilos of cocaine for manufacturing crack, a highly addictive derivative of the drug.
Feb 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
Guatemalan police arrested a Mexican national who entered the country from Peru with more than a quarter of a million dollars in cash, the agency announced.