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Jul 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
It’s the plot of so many action movies: An asteroid is heading for Earth, and scientists are scrambling to stop it in time.
Jul 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
Peruvian authorities oversaw the demise of the Túpac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA) terrorist group in the late 1990s, but authorities warn a power vacuum and stockpiled weapons could empower remnant sympathizers
Jul 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
At the fringes of the South American continent, Trinidad and Tobago is a prime entry point for guns and drugs into the Caribbean basin, making a regional border protection strategy imperative
Jul 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
Argentine security forces use satellite images to monitor organized crime activities.
Jul 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
When a leaf falls in the jungle, the eagle sees it, the serpent feels it and the tiger smells it. The Iwia Soldier sees, senses and smells it … IWIA Soldier creed
Jul 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
Police Commissioner Marcus Castro Nunes Maia, head of the Special Resources Office of the Rio de Janeiro Civil Police
Jul 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
In an interview with Diálogo, Major General Carlos Maurício Barroso Sarmento, commander of the Arcanjo VII Pacification Force, discusses how the Brazilian Armed Forces helped pave the way for peace in some of the most dangerous shantytowns of Rio de Janeiro.
Jul 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
For the first time in the history of the Ecuadorean Air Force, women take to the skies in combat aircraft
Jul 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
Haiti’s land may hold the key to relieving centuries of poverty, disaster and disease: there is gold hidden in its hills — and silver and copper, too.
Jul 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
Fighter Unit Shares It’s Aviation Prowess
Jul 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
FBI agents spent three days in May 2012 helping to train Brazilian police officers to respond to terrorist attacks in case they occur during the 2014 World Cup.
Jul 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
Franklin R. Chang Díaz, one of only two NASA astronauts to fly on seven space shuttle missions, was inducted into the U.S. space agency’s Hall of Fame in May 2012.
Jul 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
In the town of La Macarena, 170 miles south of Bogotá, it is difficult to get residents medical services because the town is far from the nearest metropolitan center.
Jul 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
Central American countries fight to keep drugs from penetrating their borders. Enhancing communication in the face of an increasingly sophisticated enemy was the focus of CENTSEC 2012, held in El Salvador.
Jul 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
Costa Rica strengthens its maritime security and seeks to join forces in the region for the dismantling of transnational organized crime.
Jul 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
An Army tank carries children in 1998 during a tour of the northern city of San Pedro Sula, Honduras, marking the birth of the Central American independence hero, Francisco Morazán.
Jul 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
Cocaine traffickers in South America have been setting up shop in West Africa since the ‘90s, but a recent spike in European demand is leading more criminal elements, insurgents and terrorists to the lucrative transcontinental trade.
Jul 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
A Central American think tank warns of a regional network that organizes concerts to launder money, while creating associations for other criminal activities
Jul 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
The research drilling ship Chikyu has reached the fault that set off the monster earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in March 2011, the journal Nature reported in May 2012.