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Jul 16, 2012, 1:00 AM
The United States agrees with the principle of fairly dividing the assets seized from Colombian criminals extradited to the United States, Colombian Attorney General Luis Eduardo Montealegre declared on July 12, after meeting with his U.S. counterpart, Eric Holder.
Jul 16, 2012, 1:00 AM
On July 12, the International Red Cross turned over to the authorities the bodies of two Military personnel whose plane guerrillas claim to have shot down amid combat in southwestern Colombia, something that the Government described as “unlikely,” since it would have required a missile.
Jul 16, 2012, 1:00 AM
On July 12, OAS Secretary General José Miguel Insulza held a prison meeting with leaders of El Salvador’s feared gangs, who promised him “partial disarmament” as a “gesture” in the context of an unprecedented truce they began four months ago.
Jul 16, 2012, 1:00 AM
Learning from the mistakes of the high-flying Pablo Escobar, Colombian drug smugglers these days usually go low-profile: Levi’s instead of Armani suits, Toyotas rather than Ferraris, commercial flights in lieu of private jets.
Jul 16, 2012, 1:00 AM
Is Los Zetas expanding its operations in Honduras? Police and army soldiers in Honduras raided a house in Tegucigalpa last month, detaining Arístides Cruz, 40, an alleged member of the transnational criminal organization.
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Jul 13, 2012, 1:00 AM
A shipment of around 21.6 kg of cocaine, worth 1.3 million euros, was discovered in the port of Le Havre (in northern France), in a container of frozen mussels from Chile, the French customs service announced on July 12.
Jul 13, 2012, 1:00 AM
Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzón announced that Government forces will not lessen their efforts and operations to take the areas used as a base by the FARC in the department of Cauca, resulting in the latest terrorist attacks targeting the population, which he characterized as barbaric.
Jul 13, 2012, 1:00 AM
Coach Mano Menezes leads Brazil’s national soccer team as it competes for the one title it has yet to win.
Jul 13, 2012, 1:00 AM
Jul 13, 2012, 1:00 AM
With the objective of improving airspace surveillance capabilities over the Peruvian Amazon, Peruvian Air Force (FAP) technical personnel are in the midst of developing the prototype of a high-tech air surveillance radar that will be ready to be put into operational service at the end of this year.
Jul 13, 2012, 1:00 AM
In support of Special Operations Command South (SOCSOUTH), Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen (SWCC) attached to Naval Special Warfare Group 4 (NSW4), participated in a Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) event in Uruguay May 15 to June 15.
Jul 12, 2012, 1:00 AM
El Tri has sights set on first Olympic gold.
Jul 12, 2012, 1:00 AM
With the advice and assistance of Special Operations Command South (SOCSOUTH) Civil Affairs planners, Paraguayan Military Civil Affairs soldiers teamed up with Paraguayan National Police units to provide medical attention and education to rural Paraguayans June 2-3.
Jul 12, 2012, 1:00 AM
Kidnapped and tortured in a shantytown five years ago, young military police officer Pricilla de Oliveira Azevedo is currently coordinating the new police units that have arrived in dozens of poor Rio de Janeiro neighborhoods following decades of control by drug traffickers.
Jul 12, 2012, 1:00 AM
A seven-year-old boy died and four other children were wounded in the explosion of a motorcycle bomb in a remote rural locality of the department of Cauca, in southwestern Colombia, local authorities announced.
Jul 12, 2012, 1:00 AM
The secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, will confirm the existence of a gang truce in El Salvador that has cut the number of homicides in the country from 14 per day to 5.6, an official source announced on July 10.
Jul 11, 2012, 1:00 AM
On July 9, 2012, a Technical Cooperation Agreement was signed between the Ministry of Social Development and the Fight against Hunger and the Brazilian Navy, for the construction of 100 social speedboats.
Jul 11, 2012, 1:00 AM
Customs personnel at the Chilean port of Arica (in the northern part of the country) discovered approximately 350 kilos of cocaine hidden by drug traffickers inside four enormous fake rocks found in a container destined for Spain, a law-enforcement source announced.