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Jul 27, 2012, 1:00 AM
The coordinator of United Nations projects to prevent crime, Melva Ramírez, stated on July 25 that the “Strong Families” and “Open Schools” programs are starting to bear fruit following their implementation in January.
Jul 26, 2012, 1:00 AM
Italian mafia prosecutor Antonio Ingroia, responsible for significant investigations into the Sicilian mafia, is awaiting official authorization to move to Guatemala for the purpose of working with the United Nations on that Central American country’s International Commission against Impunity (CICIG).
Jul 26, 2012, 1:00 AM
The Chilean police arrested 12 people in Santiago, accused of belonging to a gang of drug traffickers that was inspired by the famous film The Godfather (1972) and applied the symbols and modus operandi of that mafia film, allegedly for the purpose of drug trafficking.
Jul 26, 2012, 1:00 AM
Colombian national women’s soccer team to compete in the Olympics for the first time.
Jul 26, 2012, 1:00 AM
The country’s 104-member delegation is its largest in history.
Jul 26, 2012, 1:00 AM
The first 90 days of the multinational anti-drug initiative known as Operation Martillo were a “complete success,” Guatemalan Government Minister Héctor Mauricio López Bonilla said in the nation's capital on July 12.
Jul 26, 2012, 1:00 AM
New tactical terminals for military satellite communications will be used in Brazilian border-patrol operations. The “debut” of this equipment, recently delivered to the Ministry of Defense, is expected to take place during the next edition of Operation Agatha, which combats illicit activities along the border.
Jul 26, 2012, 1:00 AM
Winning the seat of host for the Summer Olympics in 2016, meant not only that it was the first time that a South American nation was chosen for this post, but also that the South American giant has a huge responsibility in the next four years.
Jul 25, 2012, 1:00 AM
In addition to the expected gold medal in women’s field hockey, Argentina has a chance to medal in tennis, cycling, basketball, judo, table tennis and swimming.
Jul 25, 2012, 1:00 AM
Jul 25, 2012, 1:00 AM
Honduran Military personnel combat drug trafficking along the borders, destroy clandestine airstrips, offer protection to the citizenry, and answer the call when nature shows her destructive side.
Jul 25, 2012, 1:00 AM
Colombian National Navy units located and destroyed two crystallization workshops in the department of Nariño (west) with the capacity to produce approximately four tons of cocaine hydrochloride and house 15 people.
Jul 25, 2012, 1:00 AM
Senior military leaders from 11 nations in the Americas are meeting for three days in Bogotá, Colombia, at the 4th Annual South American Defense Chiefs Conference (SOUTHDEC) to discuss the transformation of the armed forces to face new threats, such as cyberwar and energy security.
Jul 25, 2012, 1:00 AM
The women’s field hockey team is Argentina’s best hope for a medal.
Jul 24, 2012, 1:00 AM
A shipment of more than 500 kg of cocaine that was going to be sent to Nigeria was found hidden in a dredging machine at Ezeiza International Airport, south of Buenos Aires, María Siomara Ayeran, general director of the customs service, announced on July 20.
Jul 24, 2012, 1:00 AM
The Nicaraguan Navy exchanged fire with four alleged drug traffickers in the Caribbean Sea, resulting in one arrest and the burning and subsequent sinking of the vessel on which they were traveling, the Army announced on July 22.
Jul 24, 2012, 1:00 AM
The longtime friends are seeking to win gold at the London Games.
Jul 24, 2012, 1:00 AM
The Colombian Military, taking the U.S. Military’s Information Operations doctrine as a point of reference, along with its extensive experience in using these capabilities in combating internal threats, developed a document of its own, known as the “Doctrine of Integrated Action,” in which the objectives and strategic lines of Integrated Action in Colombia are established.
Jul 24, 2012, 1:00 AM
Brazil’s golden opportunities are not limited to soccer, as the country’s world champions in swimming, track and field, sailing and judo could finish atop the medal pedestal in London.
Jul 23, 2012, 1:00 AM
On July 19, Peruvian police announced the seizure of around 4 million counterfeit dollars and euros from an international counterfeiting ring that hoped to introduce them into the United States and Europe.