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Apr 30, 2012, 1:00 AM
The arrest of the terrorist criminal and drug trafficker Florindo Eleuterio Flores Hala, better known as “camarada Artemio,” has restored Peruvians’ hopes for a better future, for which reason it is indispensable to be prepared for final victory.
Apr 30, 2012, 1:00 AM
Brazil will boost its military presence in the Amazon region to protect its huge natural resources from any external threat, Defense Minister Celso Amorim told the Senate on April 26.
Apr 30, 2012, 1:00 AM
The days of military interventions have ended in Latin America, and no country in the world can guarantee international security on its own, Chilean Defense Minister Andrés Allamand declared at a joint press conference with his U.S. counterpart Leon Panetta on April 26.
Apr 27, 2012, 1:00 AM
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Apr 27, 2012, 1:00 AM
UNICEF the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime delegate in Peru condemned the kidnapping and use of children in violent actions by Shining Path on April 25.
Apr 27, 2012, 1:00 AM
Even in a region where some of the United States’ closest military partners are steadily improving national stability and security, the threat of violent extremism is spreading, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said in Brasilia on April 24.
Apr 27, 2012, 1:00 AM
A Colombian drug lord extradited to the United States for trial was sentenced on April 25 to 40 years in prison, prosecutors said.
Apr 27, 2012, 1:00 AM
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s Latin American trip fits into a strategy of reducing costs and sharing responsibilities in the anti-drug fight, and Colombia is signing on as the chief U.S. ally in the region, analysts meeting in Mexico indicated.
Apr 27, 2012, 1:00 AM
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office reconnaissance P-3 airplane, operating out of National Air Security Operations Center-Jacksonville (NASOC-JAX), detected two go-fast vessels carrying more than 2,200 kilograms of cocaine with a combined value of more than $362 million.
Apr 27, 2012, 1:00 AM
Apr 26, 2012, 1:00 AM
The police seized around eight tons of drugs in 3,862 operations from January to April, the anti-drug director of the Peruvian National Police (Dirandro), Walter Sánchez, told the press on April 23.
Apr 26, 2012, 1:00 AM
Brazil welcomed U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on April 24 with calls for more military technology to increase cooperation.
Apr 26, 2012, 1:00 AM
The Salvadoran Attorney General’s Office will launch in May a telecommunications interception center set up with U.S. help, which will make it possible to conduct telephone wiretapping to combat organized crime, an official source announced on April 24.
Apr 26, 2012, 1:00 AM
Colombia’s National Defense Ministry is partnering with Bogotá’s international business center Corferias as well as with the country’s military industry provider Indumil to organize the third edition of Expodefensa, a biannual international defense and security exhibition, from October 31 to November 2.
Apr 26, 2012, 1:00 AM
Brazil will get U.S.-advanced technology transfer if it buys Boeing’s F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet to upgrade its air force, visiting U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said in Brasilia on April 25.
Apr 26, 2012, 1:00 AM
Apr 25, 2012, 1:00 AM
Honduran Defense Minister Marlon Pascua acknowledges his admiration for his country’s Military. In an interview granted to Diálogo during his visit to the U.S. Southern Command in March, the minister affirmed that the “formidable capacity of Honduran Military personnel for organization, planning, and execution” makes them a key element in the fight against gangs, crime, and drug trafficking, in assistance in the event of natural disasters, and in medical and social assistance to the population.
Apr 25, 2012, 1:00 AM
On April 23, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, on a visit to Colombia, attended an exhibition by Army Special Forces at Tolemaida Military Base, where the elite troops who combat illegal armed groups are trained.