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Jun 19, 2012, 1:00 AM
A Chilean soldier who worked at the Embassy of Chile in Haiti died there on June 17, after being shot by unidentified assailants, authorities said.
Jun 19, 2012, 1:00 AM
The Colombian senate’s approval June 14 of looser terms in peace talks sends a strong message to leftist guerillas who have been battling the government for half a century, experts said.
Jun 18, 2012, 1:00 AM
Attorneys general, prosecutors and security specialists from 23 Latin American countries reach strategic agreements.
Jun 18, 2012, 1:00 AM
Soldiers stretch on the parade grounds and playing field of the Escuela de Ingenieros Militares as if preparing for a sporting event. Lighthearted banter fills the Bogotá morning air. But despite appearances, serious work has begun: these are military personnel who have been injured and, in many cases, severely maimed by landmines.
Jun 18, 2012, 1:00 AM
In 2008, Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, the so-called “Merchant of Death,” was arrested in Thailand in a sting operation in which U.S. federal drug agents posed as Colombian rebels seeking hundreds of surface-to-air missiles.
Jun 18, 2012, 1:00 AM
On June 13, in its final debate, the Colombian Congress passed a constitutional reform bill that will allow future peace negotiations in Colombia, a country in which two leftist guerilla groups are still active.
Jun 18, 2012, 1:00 AM
On June 13, more than 200 police officers occupied residences that were in the power of members of the Mara 18 (M-18) gang, on the southern outskirts of the Honduran capital, AFP journalists confirmed.
Jun 18, 2012, 1:00 AM
Fuerzas Comando 2012, the Anti-Terrorism Olympiad of the Americas, is an athletic military exercise which seeks to strengthen relationships among the members of the Armed Forces of the Americas, as well as to share skills, techniques, and tactics in the fight against terrorism.
Jun 18, 2012, 1:00 AM
Fuerzas Comando 2012, the Anti-Terrorism Olympiad of the Americas, is an athletic military exercise which seeks to strengthen relationships among the members of the Armed Forces of the Americas, as well as to share skills, techniques, and tactics in the fight against terrorism.
Jun 15, 2012, 1:00 AM
The Brazilian Air Force (FAB) has announced the schedule for restrictions and even prohibitions on flights over some areas of the city of Rio de Janeiro for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20.
Jun 15, 2012, 1:00 AM
Five suspected narcotics smugglers arrested.
Jun 15, 2012, 1:00 AM
On June 13, the Guatemalan Army destroyed 983 weapons of various calibers that had been seized from criminals over the last two years, in compliance with an order from the Supreme Court, the court’s presiding justice, Telma Aldana, announced.
Jun 15, 2012, 1:00 AM
Crew participated in four interceptions of ships, including one in partnership with the Nicaraguan Navy.
Jun 15, 2012, 1:00 AM
Following a brief meeting in the Guatemalan capital, Guatemalan President Otto Pérez and Honduran President Porfirio Lobo agreed on June 13 to do better in the fight against drug trafficking and crime, which are heavily impacting their countries and all of Central America.
Jun 15, 2012, 1:00 AM
On June 13, a Guatemalan court authorized the extradition to the United States of alleged Guatemalan drug trafficker Horst Overdick, accused of bringing the first members of Mexico’s Los Zetas cartel into the country in 2008.
Jun 15, 2012, 1:00 AM
Fuerzas Comando 2012, the Anti-Terrorism Olympiad of the Americas, is an athletic military exercise which seeks to strengthen relationships among the members of the Armed Forces of the Americas, as well as to share skills, techniques, and tactics in the fight against terrorism.
Jun 15, 2012, 1:00 AM
Fuerzas Comando 2012, the Anti-Terrorism Olympiad of the Americas, is an athletic military exercise which seeks to strengthen relationships among the members of the Armed Forces of the Americas, as well as to share skills, techniques, and tactics in the fight against terrorism.
Jun 15, 2012, 1:00 AM
Lieutenant Colonel Suldery Vargas Vásquez, Fuerzas Comando 2012 press officer
Jun 14, 2012, 1:00 AM
The brother of one of the bosses of Mexico’s Los Zetas cartel, Miguel Angel Treviño, was arrested together with seven other people in a sweep intended to dismantle a money-laundering ring that operated using race horses, the U.S. Government announced on June 12.
Jun 14, 2012, 1:00 AM
For the fifth time in the history of Fuerzas Comando, Colombia has scooped the title of Champion of the Military Anti-Terrorist Olympiad, the most important Special Forces sporting event in the Western Hemisphere. Ecuador and Uruguay took second and third place, respectively, followed by El Salvador and Guatemala.