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Dec 28, 2012, 1:00 AM
Within the framework of permanent exposure to experiences and professional training, the Guatemalan National Defense’s Joint Chiefs of Staff personnel, in coordination with SOUTHCOM, carried out an exchange of knowledge among Psychological Operations’ subject matter experts.
Dec 28, 2012, 1:00 AM
Authorities in the Dominican Republic seized a record 7,530 kilograms of cocaine in 2012, breaking the previous record of 6,715 kilos set the year before, according to the Dominican National Directorate for Drug Control [Dirección Nacional de Control de Drogas, or DNCD].
Dec 28, 2012, 1:00 AM
Argentine Naval Prefecture (Coast Guard) captured two Chinese vessels that were fishing illegally in Argentine Atlantic waters, near Chubut province (south) on December 25, after the security force fired “intimidating shots,” the institution informed on December 26.
Dec 28, 2012, 1:00 AM
The leader of a surviving remnant front from Shining Path rejected terrorism and drug trafficking crimes he was charged with, and he assured that he was never captured but he voluntarily surrendered to the police.
Dec 27, 2012, 1:00 AM
Venezuelan authorities seized 45 tons of drugs in 2012, half of which was cocaine, Minister of Interior and Justice Néstor Reverol told the press on December 20.
Dec 27, 2012, 1:00 AM
On various occasions, President Dilma Rousseff emphasized, on December 20, the investments made by the government for the modernization of the Armed Forces and the participation “each time more active and proud” of women in the military.
Dec 27, 2012, 1:00 AM
Ecuadoran and Peruvian Ministers of Defense, María Fernanda Espinoza and Pedro Cateriano, signed a cooperation agreement in Guayaquil, with the main goal of promoting the joint construction of coast guard patrol vessels in SIMA Peru and Ecuadoran state-owned ASTINAVE EP premises.
Dec 27, 2012, 1:00 AM
So far this year, the Nicaraguan Army seized 7 tons of drugs from drug cartels that crossed the Caribbean Sea, where the Naval Force will reinforce its presence to protect the spaces that the International Court of Justice (ICJ) granted the Central American country after the dispute with Colombia, a military source informed.
Dec 27, 2012, 1:00 AM
The peace negotiations carried out by the Colombian government and the FARC guerrillas in Cuba for a month, were making slow progress, said president Juan Manuel Santos in an interview with the daily El Tiempo, on December 23.
Dec 26, 2012, 1:00 AM
In 1994, when Mayor Rudolph Giuliani took office in New York, he promised to clean up the city’s streets. “It’s about time law enforcement got as organized as organized crime,” the politician famously said during his campaign.
Dec 26, 2012, 1:00 AM
On December 17, Ministers of Defense from Brazil, Celso Amorim, and Peru, Pedro Cateriano Bellido, announced a new binational work group to study the economic, financial and legal aspects of the purchase and sale of equipment and technological transfer in the area of defense. The announcement was made at the end of the bilateral meeting at the Ministry of Defense head office, in Brasilia.
Dec 26, 2012, 1:00 AM
During the 2013 edition of the Caribbean Nations Security Conference (CANSEC), which took place at the United States Southern Command from 12 – 13 December, 2012, Colonel Hedwig Gilaard, Suriname’s Chief of Defense, talked to Diálogo about the main security issues faced by Suriname, and the importance of participating in the State Partnership Program, a U.S. Department of Defense sponsored program that fosters security cooperation among partner nations.
Dec 26, 2012, 1:00 AM
The United States on December 20, blacklisted three individuals connected to the Brothers’ Circle criminal network.
Dec 26, 2012, 1:00 AM
International cooperation strengthens the country’s public safety and counter-narcotics strategy.
Dec 26, 2012, 1:00 AM
Humanitarian organization Norwegian People’s Aid, experts in explosives deactivation, delivered 67,000 km2 of demined territory on the border between Peru and Chile on December 20, the Norwegian organization reported.
Dec 24, 2012, 1:00 AM
The Brazilian Air Force Aerial Show Squadron introduced the first A-29 Super Tucano fighter plane painted with the colors of the country’s national flag on December 18. It will be used by the pilots from the Brazilian Air Force air show squadron during presentations starting next year.
Dec 24, 2012, 1:00 AM
Peru has completed the first major overhaul of its Armed Forces and National Police in 25 years, three months after the country’s Congress gave President Ollanta Humala new legal authority to combat drug traffickers and terrorists.
Dec 24, 2012, 1:00 AM
El Salvador managed to slash its homicide rate in half this year, but more needs to be done to ensure the drop is permanent, said the country’s minister of justice and public security.
Dec 24, 2012, 1:00 AM
Peruvian police seized over $9 million in counterfeit euro and dollar notes, printed by an international forgery network operating in Lima, and believed to enter Europe and the United States, authorities reported on December 20.
Dec 24, 2012, 1:00 AM
The Argentine government sent federal troops to Bariloche, after lootings on December 20 by dozens of people in several supermarkets took place, one of which was the American chain Walmart, said the National Cabinet Chief Juan Manuel Abal Medina.