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Sep 30, 2013, 1:00 AM
Brazil’s Ministry of Defense recently approved a set of guidelines for defending against biological attacks during 2014 World Cup. The guidelines provide a blueprint for how security services should guard against biological attacks
Sep 30, 2013, 1:00 AM
Brazil’s new law against information technology (IT) crimes – the Carolina Dieckmann Law – may aid in the prosecution of hackers who allegedly broke into the Military Police of Rio de Janeiro’s network and stole the personal data of 50 thousand police officers.
Sep 30, 2013, 1:00 AM
Is Guatemala the hiding place of fugitive Sinaloa Cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman? Could he be on the run in another Central American country, such as Honduras?
Sep 30, 2013, 1:00 AM
Mexican Foreign Secretary José Antonio Meade and his Belizean counterpart Wilfred Erlington visited the border and concluded a bi-national agreement on confronting narco-trafficking is a priority.
Sep 27, 2013, 1:00 AM
Latin American national police must take a proactive approach to preventing crime, rather than reacting to it, a former Colombia National Police Chief said
Sep 27, 2013, 1:00 AM
Sep 27, 2013, 1:00 AM
Guatemalan security agents are looking for Jairo Estuardo Orellana Morales, an alleged drug trafficker who is suspected of working with Los Zetas. Orellana Morales, who is known as “El Pelon,” is also suspected by Guatemalan authorities of several homicides.
Sep 26, 2013, 1:00 AM
The country’s major marine terminals are using mega scanners that can penetrate up to 30 centimeters of steel.
Sep 26, 2013, 1:00 AM
Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the fugitive Mexican drug kingpin, is working closely with Los Perrones, a Central American drug trafficking gang, to move large quantities of drugs through Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras and Costa Rica into the United States.
Sep 25, 2013, 1:00 AM
General Edson Leal Pujol, Force Commander of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti – MINUSTAH, shared his expectations for the future of the mission with Diálogo.
Sep 24, 2013, 1:00 AM
In August 2013, the Honduran Congress approved the creation of the Military Police, which will work with the National Police to fight organized crime, general delinquency, and improve public safety.
Sep 23, 2013, 1:00 AM
Costa Rica’s Drug Control Police [Policia de Control de Drogas, or PCD] has dismantled at least 620 criminal bands this year, of which more than 170 were family-run drug networks, according to the country’s Ministry of Public Security.
Sep 23, 2013, 1:00 AM
Police and military officials have imposed new security measures in Trinidad & Tobago following a recent spate of homicides that rocked this twin-island republic of 1.5 million.
Sep 20, 2013, 1:00 AM
It is no secret that Soldiers must prevail in all kinds of terrain and climates to complete missions. Afghanistan, for example, boasts mountains with elevations higher than 24,000 feet.
Sep 20, 2013, 1:00 AM
Sep 20, 2013, 1:00 AM
With the slogan “Arauca is Colombia; Colombia for All,” Colombian Minister of National Defense Juan Carlos Pinzón chaired an event to promote the demobilization of FARC members in Tame, Arauca department, on September 19.
Sep 20, 2013, 1:00 AM
The Peruvian Air Force (FAP) is still interested in acquiring 10 to 12 of the A-29 Embraer Super Tucano light attack jet fighters to be used in the fight against narcoterrorist elements in the VRAEM (Apurimac, Ene and Mantaro Rivers Valley).
Sep 20, 2013, 1:00 AM
After nine days of competition, the Armed Forces’ military pentathlon male and female teams, returned to Lima, Peru, after winning second place in the South American pentathlon competition, which was conducted at the Military School in Chorrillo from September 7 to 15.
Sep 19, 2013, 1:00 AM
Brazil and Argentina announced the creation of a bilateral organization aimed at analyzing cyber defense cooperation actions. The neighboring country will send a team of civilian and military specialists to Brazil in November, in order to learn about the activities and projects conducted by the Brazilian Army’s Cyber Defense Center.
Sep 19, 2013, 1:00 AM
According to the 2013 Trafficking in Persons Report published in June, Peru is a source, transit, and destination country for men, women, and children subjected to forced labor and sex trafficking. Peruvian men, women, and children are exploited in forced labor within the country, principally in informal gold mining and related services, logging, agriculture, and domestic service.