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Jan 31, 2013, 1:00 AM
A Colombian priest who carried cocaine in his stomach was arrested when he arrived at Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow, the Federal Drug Control Service (FSKN) of the Russian Federation announced on January 30.
Jan 31, 2013, 1:00 AM
Weapons for life: this is the slogan used by the Uruguayan government in the promotion of a campaign to exchange weapons for bicycles or laptops intended for students. In turn, this will increase the penalties for the illegal possession of arms and create a traffic offense.
Jan 31, 2013, 1:00 AM
Three alleged guerrilla members of the clandestine Paraguayan People’s Army (EPP) were detained by counterterrorism authorities in two house raids in the district of Concepción, where weapons were also seized on January 29, according to a Police statement.
Jan 31, 2013, 1:00 AM
Since January 27, the Brazilian Air Force’s Onça (Jaguar) Squadron (1°/15° GAV) has provided support to victims of the fire at the night club in Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul state. To date, the unit that operates the C-105 Amazonas airplanes performed four flights in the Santa Maria-Porto Alegre-Santa Maria route, and helped with the transfer of 25 high risk patients to the hospital in the capital.
Jan 30, 2013, 1:00 AM
Approximately 1,400 members from the Armed Forces worked in Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul state, to mitigate the aftermath from the fire that took place at a night club on January 27.
Jan 30, 2013, 1:00 AM
When Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina first came to power just over a year ago, he promised to govern the country with a mano dura, an iron fist.
Jan 30, 2013, 1:00 AM
A light airplane allegedly linked to Mexican drug traffickers was abandoned on a coastal area in Ecuador, where last year three other aircrafts linked to drug trafficking were found, Ecuadorean authorities informed on January 28.
Jan 30, 2013, 1:00 AM
An alleged member of the Peruvian Maoist guerrilla Shining Path, wanted by the police in Peru on “terrorism” charges, was arrested in Spain, authorities in the European country reported on January 28.
Jan 30, 2013, 1:00 AM
During a recent six-month deployment, a team of U.S. Navy Special Forces worked with Honduran troops to lay the groundwork for a Honduran Special Forces unit capable of countering illicit traffickers in and around their waterways.
Jan 29, 2013, 1:00 AM
An urban prison located in northeastern Venezuela was evacuated on January 27, after a fatal prison riot in which 58 people were killed and dozens were injured according to medical sources, the government informed.
Jan 29, 2013, 1:00 AM
The first CELAC-EU summit concluded in Chile on January 27, with an agreement to boost bilateral commerce, although it was overshadowed by the tragedy that hit a night club in southern Brazil, killing at least 231, and prompting President Dilma Rousseff’s early departure from the event.
Jan 29, 2013, 1:00 AM
Colombian Vice President Angelino Garzón, demanded that the communist guerrillas FARC immediately release and return the two police officers that were kidnapped on January 25, in Valle del Cauca district (southwest), an official statement said on January 27.
Jan 29, 2013, 1:00 AM
Six men were shot with high caliber weapons by alleged gang members inside a shed in the northern city of San Pedro Sula, Honduras, while they were playing cards on January 27, the regional authorities informed.
Jan 28, 2013, 1:00 AM
Botnets, ethical hackers, malware, rootkits… all terms that sound like they come from a conversation in a Star Trek episode, but yet are now becoming household names in the face of an incipient domain of conflict.
Jan 28, 2013, 1:00 AM
Costa Rica’s Public Security Force sent officers trudging through the forests along the country’s southern Pacific coast, cutting and burning marijuana plants in an all-out eradication effort.
Jan 28, 2013, 1:00 AM
Colombian authorities say they expect an escalation in violence now that Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) terrorists have ended their unilateral two-month ceasefire.
Jan 28, 2013, 1:00 AM
The Colombian government and the FARC guerrillas said on January 24 that they have “gotten closer” towards eradicating rural poverty and transforming the Colombian countryside, even though they still differ on other points of the agenda during the peace talks in Havana.
Jan 28, 2013, 1:00 AM
The Comandante Ferraz Antarctic Station, struck by a fire in early 2012, will be rebuilt through a public architectural project. The proposal, announced by the Brazilian Navy on January 22, will select the best bid for the new facilities of the scientific and military base in Antarctica. This Naval Force initiative is a partnership with the Architecture Institute of Brazil.
Jan 28, 2013, 1:00 AM
The Guatemalan government is open to a rapprochement with gang members that are willing to renounce to violence, although they will not seek a pact with gang leaders, Guatemalan Minister of Interior Mauricio López stated on January 24.
Jan 28, 2013, 1:00 AM
Botnets, ethical hackers, malware, rootkits… all terms that sound like they come from a conversation in a Star Trek episode, but yet are now becoming household names in the face of an incipient domain of conflict.