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Sep 14, 2012, 1:00 AM
The Colombian Ministry of Defense will invest nearly $100 million over the next two years in regions where the Security Forces have been fighting FARC and ELN terrorists, announced the Deputy Defense Minister for Policy and International Affairs, Jorge Enrique Bedoya.
Sep 14, 2012, 1:00 AM
President Ollanta Humala said on September 12 that the problem of combating terrorism is not yet part of the past in Peru, 20 years after the arrest of Abimael Guzmán, leader of the Shining Path guerrillas.
Sep 14, 2012, 1:00 AM
Members of the Barrio 18 gang affirmed from the jail in Cojutepeque, about 22 miles east of San Salvador, on September 12, that a ceasefire that began on March 9 turned into a process of social “pacification” in El Salvador.
Sep 13, 2012, 1:00 AM
A violent attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi left four officials dead, including the U.S. ambassador.
Sep 13, 2012, 1:00 AM
About 250 police occupied a shantytown on September 11, in the northern zone of Rio de Janeiro, where at least 12 people were killed in three days.
Sep 13, 2012, 1:00 AM
Abimael Guzmán, the historic leader of the Shining Path guerrillas, served 20 years in prison on September 12. The capture of Guzmán and the guerrillas´ general staff marked the decline of the Shining Path, but its remnants survived in alliance with drug trafficking in coca-growing valleys of southeastern Peru and, according to authorities, a branch is acting politically in labor unions in Peru, with a moderate line.
Sep 13, 2012, 1:00 AM
The money from the sale of counterfeit goods, a business that’s worth millions of dollars a year, can finance terrorism and other forms of organized crime, in addition to jeopardizing the health of people, assured Interpol sources in Panama, on September 11.
Sep 13, 2012, 1:00 AM
The Colombian Coast Guard seized 956 kilos of highly pure cocaine valued at about $ 30 million, after intercepting a boat in Caribbean waters, in which four men were traveling with the drug, reported the Colombian Navy on September 11.
Sep 13, 2012, 1:00 AM
The Colombian Coast Guard seized 956 kilos of highly pure cocaine valued at about $ 30 million, after intercepting a boat in Caribbean waters, in which four men were traveling with the drug, reported the Colombian Navy on September 11.
Sep 12, 2012, 1:00 AM
At 7 a.m. on September 10, Camp Blanding, Florida witnessed the final phase of military exercises under the seventh edition of operation Partnership of the Americas (POA). This year, the U.S. Marine Corps hosted their counterparts from Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay.
Sep 12, 2012, 1:00 AM
Sep 12, 2012, 1:00 AM
The Napo River winds eastbound across the Ecuadorean landscape, from the Central Andes to the Port of Francisco de Orellana, in El Coca, where it joins the Coca River as a major artery to the Amazon River in neighboring Peru.
Sep 12, 2012, 1:00 AM
A guerrilla abandoned the National Liberation Army (ELN) in the company of an Ecuadorean citizen who had been kidnapped in southern Colombia in 2010, and after four hours they managed to reach a Colombian Navy garrison, informed a Military report on September 10.
Sep 12, 2012, 1:00 AM
Twelfth Brigade Troops assigned to the Colombian National Army’s Sixth Division, killed second-in-command and chief financial officer of the FARC’s third front a.k.a “Samuel”, during the development of Military operations; they arrested another guerrilla and managed to recover a minor in Caquetá department. So far in September, 60 FARC terrorists have been neutralized.
Sep 11, 2012, 1:00 AM
A military patrol captured two women, suspected of being members of the Shining Path guerrillas, in a village in the province of Huancayo, in the Peruvian Andes, on September 8, reported the Joint Command of the Armed Forces.
Sep 11, 2012, 1:00 AM
September 9 marked six months since El Salvador’s gangs declared a truce, which reduced the average daily killings from 14 to 5.5, in the midst of distrust between the population, and the encouragement of OAS mediators seeking a permanent pact.
Sep 11, 2012, 1:00 AM
A drug trafficking network that was supplying radical supporters of a local soccer team in Uruguay was dismantled in an operation that seized more than 200 kilos of marijuana and arrested 18 people, reported the Uruguayan Ministry of Interior, on September 9.
Sep 11, 2012, 1:00 AM
Humberto De la Calle, the Colombian government’s team leader at the negotiating table to begin peace talks with the FARC guerrillas, expressed moderate optimism over the outcome of the process, which he described as different from the previous ones and with the potential of encouraging some hope.
Sep 11, 2012, 1:00 AM
As Peru marked the 20th anniversary of the arrest of Abimael Guzmán — founder and leader of the feared Shining Path terrorist group — Peru’s Ministry of Defense announced the death of one of Guzmán’s most violent disciples.
Sep 11, 2012, 1:00 AM
The technological advancements in the second half of the 20th century revolutionized espionage activity, replacing human sources with highly complex and precise systems, such as image satellites, platforms to monitor signs and communications, and unmanned vehicles.