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May 31, 2012, 1:00 AM
“All in one rhythm,” is the official slogan of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, FIFA announced on May 29, saying it would unite fans who head to the Samba nation for the football extravaganza.
May 31, 2012, 1:00 AM
Ecuador seized around two tons of marijuana that were hidden amid blocks of ice in a vehicle travelling in the northwestern part of the country, the police announced on May 29.
May 31, 2012, 1:00 AM
A homemade submersible with the capacity to transport up to five tons of drugs was seized by the Colombian Navy near the port of Buenaventura (on the Pacific, in southwestern Colombia).
May 31, 2012, 1:00 AM
From June 4 to August 31, the Peruvian and U.S. Armed Forces will carry out a series of joint humanitarian actions in the Peruvian regions of Ica and Huancavelica, the populations of which were affected by an August 15, 2007 earthquake.
May 31, 2012, 1:00 AM
French journalist Romeo Langlois, detained by the Colombian FARC in April, arrived at the location for his release, in a hamlet in the jungles of Caquetá (South), on May 30, apparently in good health, AFP confirmed.
May 30, 2012, 1:00 AM
The Brazilian military will coordinate the deployment of 15,000 security personnel during next month’s UN summit on sustainable development here, Defense Minister Celso Amorim said Monday.
May 30, 2012, 1:00 AM
The first images of a French journalist held captive for a month by leftist rebels in the Colombian jungle were broadcast on May 28, days before his expected release.
May 30, 2012, 1:00 AM
Promoting technological development in Colombia and presenting the latest and most innovative advances in the domestic and international defense and security industries are the primary objectives of EXPODEFENSA 2012, an event that the Colombian Defense Ministry will hold at the Corferias convention center from October 31 to November 2.
May 30, 2012, 1:00 AM
May 30, 2012, 1:00 AM
May 30, 2012, 1:00 AM
Danilo Medina to push for harsher penalties for narco-traffickers.
May 29, 2012, 1:00 AM
Guatemalan security forces have eradicated more than 80 million poppy plants near the border with Mexico in a blow to regional drug traffickers, authorities said.
May 29, 2012, 1:00 AM
The Colombian Military and police increased from 300,000 to 446,000 men between 2001 and 2012, and they will have a budget of nearly 23.2 trillion pesos (around 12.9 billion dollars) this year for their work, President Juan Manuel Santos stressed on May 23.
May 29, 2012, 1:00 AM
In April 2012, military and civilian leaders from 13 Western Hemisphere countries met in San Salvador for the Central American Security Conference. The event, sponsored by the U.S. Southern Command and the Salvadoran Armed Forces, joined other efforts to strengthen cooperation and counter organized crime in the region.
May 29, 2012, 1:00 AM
May 25, 2012, 1:00 AM
The Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation’s (WHINSEC) Intermediate Level Education (ILE) Course Class of 2011-2012 celebrated its commencement in Ft. Benning, Georgia on May 16.
May 25, 2012, 1:00 AM
Ecuador continues to be a transit location for drugs and an intermediary in their sale, but the volume of trade is far from that in its neighbors Colombia and Peru, Interior Minister José Serrano said in an interview published on May 22.
May 25, 2012, 1:00 AM
Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen (SWCC) assigned to SEAL Team-18, in support of Special Operations Command South (SOCSOUTH), participated in a Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) event in Nicaragua from April 15 to May 15.
May 24, 2012, 1:00 AM
May 24, 2012, 1:00 AM
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos guaranteed on May 22 that he will maintain his administration’s priorities, especially in security, the search for peace, and poverty reduction, despite the pressure exerted by violence from the extreme left and right.