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Nov 30, 2012, 1:00 AM
President Juan Manuel Santos announced on November 28 that Colombia has denounced the Pact of Bogotá after the recent ruling passed by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over the border demarcation in the Caribbean with Nicaragua that is being questioned by Bogotá and has not taken effect yet.
Nov 30, 2012, 1:00 AM
Nov 30, 2012, 1:00 AM
Nov 30, 2012, 1:00 AM
The virtual wars initiated in this century revolutionized the traditional model of conflicts, where warlike activities are just another option. The so-called “Clean War” that does not inflict structural damage, has become a broader spectrum in the theater of operations, and ruptured the monopoly that used to be exclusive to the government via the Armed Forces or even intelligence agencies.
Nov 30, 2012, 1:00 AM
Dr. Alejandro Arbelaez, who is departing the Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies (CHDS) after several years of service to return to Colombia, was honored on November 27, by the U.S. Department of Defense.
Nov 30, 2012, 1:00 AM
Military Forces representatives at the third edition of the Carlos Lleras Restrepo Paranational Sport Games, which started on November 24, are showing the courage that identifies national Soldiers.
Nov 30, 2012, 1:00 AM
The Colombian insurgent group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) praised the “Regional Peace Tables” created by the Colombian Congress, stating that they guarantee civil participation in the peace talks between rebels and the government being held in Havana, on November 28.
Nov 29, 2012, 1:00 AM
The “General José María Córdova” Military School of Cadets was all dressed-up to receive 16 guest nations participating in the Third Inter-American Symposium for the Development of Military Sciences on November 28.
Nov 29, 2012, 1:00 AM
Representatives of the Colombian Army’s Military Information Support Operations, the United States Southern Command, and the U.S. Special Operations Command South, arrived in Lima, Peru, and traveled 200 kilometers to the Peruvian Military’s San Ramon Air Base in the province of Junín, in early September. Their objective was to demonstrate the capabilities of the “Radio-in-a-Box” (RIAB) technology being used by Colombia to counter terrorist organizations’ radio propaganda.
Nov 29, 2012, 1:00 AM
Nicaraguan Army Chief, General Julio César Avilés, confirmed on November 27 that Nicaraguan Coast Guards remain in the maritime areas awarded to Nicaragua by the International Court of Justice (ICJ), without any presence of Colombian frigates.
Nov 29, 2012, 1:00 AM
On November 26, Colombian Minister of Defense, Juan Carlos Pinzón, said that the guerrillas from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) did not comply with the ceasefire announced on November 19 in Cuba, around the peace talks being carried out with Juan Manuel Santos’ government.
Nov 29, 2012, 1:00 AM
Peru and Chile are “solemnly” committed to accepting the ruling submitted by the Hague’s International Court of Justice (ICJ) about the maritime dispute between the two, confirmed Peruvian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Rafael Rongagliolo on November 23.
Nov 28, 2012, 1:00 AM
Chile’s Minister of National Defense, Rodrigo Hinzpeter, arrived in the region of Biobío on November 23 to witness the test flight of the Army’s first unmanned aircraft, a prototype called “Lascar,” which has been manufactured since 2008 and is currently undergoing tests.
Nov 28, 2012, 1:00 AM
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega announced that his country has started to “exert sovereignty” in the maritime area demarcated by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and demanded Colombian Navy patrol ships to leave the area.
Nov 28, 2012, 1:00 AM
In a joint operation carried out between the Colombian Army and the National Navy, 391 kilos of cocaine were confiscated, and a suspect was arrested in the municipality of Palomino, La Guajira department.
Nov 28, 2012, 1:00 AM
Drug trafficking, terrorism, narcoterrorism … are all concepts that are intertwined and dangerously confused in Peru. According to Peruvian Army Major General Leonardo José Longa López, Military and Defense attaché at the Peruvian Embassy in Washington, D.C., it is primordial to define them clearly in order to confront the chameleon-like Shining Path and prevent its influence from spreading beyond the South American nation.
Nov 27, 2012, 1:00 AM
Nov 27, 2012, 1:00 AM
Chile’s contribution to the eight-year-old United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) has given the country a rare opportunity to showcase the professionalism and leadership of its troops on foreign soil, say Chilean military officials speaking at an Oct. 31 seminar held in Santiago.
Nov 27, 2012, 1:00 AM
Venezuelan authorities found buried underground more than a half million dollars allegedly belonging to traffickers who ship drugs from Colombia to Central America, police said on November 24.
Nov 27, 2012, 1:00 AM
The Colombian government will express their discontent to the Organization of American States (OAS) regarding the recent ruling made by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) about its borders with Nicaragua in the Caribbean, announced Foreign Affairs Minister Ángela Holguín, on November 25.