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Sep 10, 2013, 1:00 AM
On September 4, the Brazilian military triathlon team finished in first place at the Triathlon World Championship competition of the International Military Sports Council (CISM) in Knokke, Belgium.
Sep 10, 2013, 1:00 AM
NASA engineers dropped a helicopter’s fuselage from a height of 30 feet, as part of a project aimed at improving helicopter safety.
Sep 10, 2013, 1:00 AM
For the second time, the Colombian National Navy is hosting Operation Unitas, an international naval exercise where ships from different countries are performing different simulated military operations from September 6-15.
Sep 9, 2013, 1:00 AM
Governments throughout the Western Hemisphere have begun taking a collaborative new approach to drugs, experimenting with different strategies and questioning the status quo. But one thing hasn’t changed in the age-old debate on how to curb illegal drug use: Easy solutions are elusive, and new ideas often raise more questions than answers.
Sep 9, 2013, 1:00 AM
Once in 2005 and again in 2006, the head of criminal investigation of Guatemala’s National Civil Police took justice into his own hands. In the overcrowded prisons of Pavón and El Infiernito, Víctor Hugo Soto Diéguez and three subordinates executed 10 prisoners.
Sep 9, 2013, 1:00 AM
Colombia was chosen as interim head of the South American Defense Council (CSD) with Surinam as co-chair for one year, by the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), consisting of 12 countries, in order to lead security cooperation policies in the organization.
Sep 9, 2013, 1:00 AM
After spending nine months on the peacekeeping operation in Lebanon, emotions ran high in Rio de Janeiro’s Naval Base (BNRJ) on the morning of August 31st with the arrival of frigate “Constituição.” Since January 2013, it has been the main flagship of the Maritime Task Force (MTF) for the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL).
Sep 9, 2013, 1:00 AM
Sep 6, 2013, 1:00 AM
On September 4, the baptism at sea and launching ceremony of the Colombian Navy’s OPV ’7 de agosto’ was held at the Colombian COTECMAR shipyard.
Sep 6, 2013, 1:00 AM
As part of the coordinated efforts between public institutions in the fight against drug trafficking, the Peruvian National Commission for Development and Life without Drugs (Devida) presented the Navy with a riverine patrol boat, in order to reinforce the fight against drugs in the Loreto region.
Sep 6, 2013, 1:00 AM
Colombia and the United States reaffirmed their strategic partnership during a meeting of the Security Cooperation Coordinating Group (SCCG) on August 27.
Sep 6, 2013, 1:00 AM
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jarrod Chavana - Joint Task Force-Bravo Public Affairs Office Joint Task Force-Bravo hosted an exercise on the last week of August at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras that focused on firefighting skills.
Sep 5, 2013, 1:00 AM
Unmanned aerial vehicles have already proved to be effective within the military scope, and they would be very useful in civil life, but there are no regulations for commercial use.
Sep 5, 2013, 1:00 AM
In addition to restoring and refurbishing the Segure and Eureka national schools in Haiti, the Military Engineer Company “ECUADOR IV” provided them with adequate furniture, to support almost 1,000 children with limited resources.
Sep 5, 2013, 1:00 AM
A health center that will provide services to about 45,000 users of the Military Forces’ health system was inaugurated by Colombian Minister of Defense Juan Carlos Pinzón.
Sep 4, 2013, 1:00 AM
Sep 4, 2013, 1:00 AM
Thirty tons of drugs, 42 guns, 15 vessels, $170,000 in cash and eight tons of chemicals precursors used to manufacture cocaine were among the items Interpol’s Central American Bureau brought back from Operation Lionfish — one of the largest international drug operations ever conducted.
Sep 4, 2013, 1:00 AM
Colombian authorities reported the voluntary surrender of a member of FARC’s Front 63, the capture of another insurgent and the death of two other terrorists during a military operation launched by troops of the Joint Task Force Omega against the FARC’s Southern Block, on September 1.
Sep 4, 2013, 1:00 AM
An alleged kidnapper of tourists that operated in the area of Quintana Roo, Mexico, was arrested, the Attorney General Office of the area reported.
Sep 4, 2013, 1:00 AM
The Brazilian Air Defense Command (COMDABRA, for its Portuguese acronym), is one of the most important commands in Brazil because it is responsible for national sovereignty. Diálogo spoke with Lieutenant General Carlos de Almeida Baptista Jr., head of the command, to discuss air space security, integration with partner nations’ air forces, unmanned aerial vehicles operations, and the 2013 multinational exercise CRUZEX.