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Jun 14, 2012, 1:00 AM
Jun 14, 2012, 1:00 AM
The new technologies that emerged in the 1990s with the advent of the internet are undoubtedly wonderful tools that inaugurated a world without limits, where time and distance vanish amid global interconnectivity. However, like the greatest inventions, they also created a universe of possibilities for individuals, groups, and governments to unleash secret wars in the form of cyberattacks and virtual threats.
Jun 14, 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 14, 2012, 1:00 AM
On June 12, the Nicaraguan Congress approved the Financial Analysis Unit (UAF), an entity with the power to investigate, at its discretion, individuals or firms suspected of money laundering or links to drug trafficking, an official source announced.
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 13, 2012, 1:00 AM
Brazil is engaged in increasing its naval power in order to protect its multi-million-dollar reserves of oil and gas located in very deep waters, President Dilma Rousseff said at a Military ceremony on June 11.
Jun 13, 2012, 1:00 AM
Guatemalan security forces have arrested two alleged members of the Mexican Los Zetas cartel, one of whom is alleged to have participated in the massacre and beheading of 27 rural workers in northern Guatemala, President Otto Pérez announced on June 11.
Jun 13, 2012, 1:00 AM
Of the 21 teams competing in the Military Olympiad at Tolemaida Military Fort in Colombia, 10 displayed their abilities in events of varying distances. Time and controlling their heartbeat turned out to be the biggest obstacles to beat by the 60 members who took part in stress test and marksmanship competitions on June 12.
Jun 12, 2012, 1:00 AM
Jun 12, 2012, 1:00 AM
On June 10 in Huehuetenango, about 275 kilometers northwest of the capital, Guatemalan anti-drug agents arrested Walter Alirio Montejo Mérida, alias “el Zope” [The Buzzard], an alleged member of the Sinaloa cartel, which encompasses northern Mexico, authorities announced.
Jun 12, 2012, 1:00 AM
Colombian authorities have confiscated 116 assets belonging to associates of Mexican drug boss Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán in seven departments, said the Colombian police on June 8.
Jun 12, 2012, 1:00 AM
On June 10, President Juan Manuel Santos visited and encouraged the Colombian commandos who are participating in the Fuerzas Comando competition at Tolemaida Fort, together with 21 special forces from the Western Hemisphere.
Jun 12, 2012, 1:00 AM
For the first time in Colombian history, the combat pilots of the Colombian Air Force will participate in Red Flag, the world’s most important military aviation competition, held at the Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Jun 12, 2012, 1:00 AM
Jun 11, 2012, 1:00 AM
Ecuadorians who for years thought themselves immune from the drug-related violence and organized crime plaguing their Andean neighbors now realize their country could be next.
Jun 11, 2012, 1:00 AM
In a joint operation involving Colombia’s National Army, Navy, and Air Force, the camp structure of FARC Front 37 was successfully located in the municipality of Nechí, in the department of Antioquia.
Jun 11, 2012, 1:00 AM
On June 6, Naval officers from 13 countries in the region began an international maritime interdiction course at the port of Cartagena (in northern Colombia), with the aim of acquiring new knowledge in order to effectively combat narcotics trafficking at sea.
Jun 11, 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 11, 2012, 1:00 AM
Faced with shrinking budgets and evolving challenges in Latin America, the Pentagon is busy retooling — and in some cases rebuilding — its partnerships in the region.
Jun 11, 2012, 1:00 AM