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Aug 31, 2012, 1:00 AM
Peru’s National Police will be reinforced with new weapons and equipment in order to carry out the fight against drug trafficking and terrorism, as part of a larger investment in security that the government is implementing, said the Peruvian Interior Minister on August 29.
Aug 31, 2012, 1:00 AM
An agenda, which the Colombian government and the FARC would have agreed on, includes the possibility of a cease fire expected during the peace negotiations, was released to the press on August 29.
Aug 31, 2012, 1:00 AM
Aug 31, 2012, 1:00 AM
The United States donated patrol boats and communications systems to St. Vincent and the Grenadines on August 20, as part of a maritime security assistance initiative that aims to deter threats associated with transnational organized crime.
Aug 31, 2012, 1:00 AM
Ecuadorean police seized 191.7 kg of cocaine arriving from Colombia in an operation conducted in the border bridge of Rumichaca (north), reported the institution on August 29.
Aug 31, 2012, 1:00 AM
So far this year, the DLCN has destroyed 17 clandestine airstrips used by narco-traffickers to smuggle narcotics into the country – 13 more than were eradicated in all of 2011.
Aug 31, 2012, 1:00 AM
The 51 military athletes and 16 members of the technical commission who were part of the Brazilian delegation for the 2012 London Olympic Games were honored on August 29, by the Brazilian Ministry of Defense, at the Physical Education Army School campus, in Fort São João, in Rio de Janeiro.
Aug 30, 2012, 1:00 AM
The United States evaluates every effort, as positive, if its purpose is to end the prolonged internal conflict in Colombia, with preliminary contacts aimed at encouraging peace talks between the government of Bogotá and the FARC guerillas.
Aug 30, 2012, 1:00 AM
Water, food, medicine, blankets and tents. Haiti lacked all of it at first, when chaos and surprise seized the people of Haiti during the earthquake that devastated the country in January 2010.
Aug 30, 2012, 1:00 AM
On the same morning that South Florida was remembering the mayhem stirred by hurricane Andrew on August 24, 1992, participants at the Environmental Variability and Sustainability, Challenges for Military Resiliency and Readiness conference in Miami, were returning to their countries, throughout our hemisphere.
Aug 30, 2012, 1:00 AM
Central American country has become a narco-trafficking hotbed.
Aug 30, 2012, 1:00 AM
The Secretary for Multi-Dimensional Security of the Organization of American States (OAS), Adam Blackwell, will arrive on August 31, in San Salvador, to evaluate a truce put in place since last March between two violent gangs in the country, informed AFP an official source.
Aug 30, 2012, 1:00 AM
Colombian authorities announced on August 28 the capture of the five perpetrators involved in the explosive attack that took place in the month of May, against a former minister, and stated that, although they are not members of the FARC, this guerrilla group remains the main suspect in the attack.
Aug 30, 2012, 1:00 AM
Honduras authorities discovered, on August 28, a cocaine-processing lab in the country’s Caribbean coast; about 248 miles north of the capital, AFP informed the Public Ministry Spokesman Melvin Duarte.
Aug 29, 2012, 1:00 AM
Aug 29, 2012, 1:00 AM
In 2011, the São Paulo State Military Police (PMESP) began to use the domestically manufactured unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Tiriba.
Aug 29, 2012, 1:00 AM
Brazil is suffering a side effect of economic prosperity: an increase in the consumption of cocaine and its derivatives, resulting in Brazil intensifying its efforts to pursue drug traffickers around its borders in order to limit the entrance of drugs from Bolivia, Peru and Colombia.
Aug 29, 2012, 1:00 AM
On August 27, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos confirmed that his government conducted “exploratory conversations” ahead of possible peace talks with the FARC communist guerrillas, in arms for almost 50 years, and the results will be known in the coming days.
Aug 29, 2012, 1:00 AM
On August 24, Guatemala’s anti-drug authorities seized 110 containers of precursor chemicals, used to make synthetic drugs, which arrived at a Caribbean port in shipping containers from China, an official said.
Aug 29, 2012, 1:00 AM
The national anthem and the green and yellow flag took over the city of Lausanne, Switzerland, on August 25. For the first time, Brazil was on top of the podium in the female, male, and mixed teams’ modalities in the Triathlon World Championship (swimming, cycling, and running).