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Dec 29, 2013, 1:00 AM
To strengthen training in human and international rights, the Defense Ministry wants to ensure that military forces comply with the highest standards, within and outside the country’s borders.
Dec 29, 2013, 1:00 AM
Located on a hill on Governor’s Island in Rio de Janeiro, the aeronautic care center is a pioneer in the Brazilian Armed Forces. It serves approximately 180 senior citizens, all military or dependents.
Dec 28, 2013, 1:00 AM
In one of the last operations of the year at the national level called “Gray Night”, carried out on December 19, the police arrested 46 members of a band of loan sharks.
Dec 27, 2013, 1:00 AM
Many aircraft that used to make the direct flight from Colombia or Venezuela to southeast Mexico can no longer do so. Aircraft loaded with hundreds of kilos of cocaine are landing in Guatemala, Honduras and Costa Rica.
Dec 25, 2013, 1:00 AM
Peace talks continue in Havana between FARC negotiators and representatives of the Colombian government to end what has become Latin America’s longest-running rebel insurgency.
Dec 23, 2013, 1:00 AM
Between January and November 2013, four gangs which engage in property theft are suspected of killing 114 people who resisted selling their home or land.
Dec 22, 2013, 1:00 AM
Violence in the Valle del Cauca department has been largely fueled by a former Cali Cartel kingpin who returned to Colombia after serving almost two decades in U.S. prison.
Dec 22, 2013, 1:00 AM
The goal is to generate higher levels of coordination between law enforcement institutions of different countries in the fight against organized crime and drug trafficking.
Dec 20, 2013, 1:00 AM
The UPPs have greatly improved life in Santa Marta and other favelas, where 20 percent of Rio de Janeiro’s 6.5 million residents live.
Dec 20, 2013, 1:00 AM
The successes of Plan Patriota paved the road for “Sword of Honor,” a war plan established in 2012 to aggressively counter the FARC and other hostile illegal organizations. This is the last article of a three-part series.
Dec 20, 2013, 1:00 AM
His Partner Nation insight contributed to different viewpoints, allowing for better understanding among partners.
Dec 20, 2013, 1:00 AM
The Central America country will expand its air and naval bases and has acquired new equipment, including a radar system to prevent drug smuggling.
Dec 19, 2013, 1:00 AM
Conceptually, the Plan’s objective was to reduce the cultivation of illegal coca plants through fumigation, eradication and alternative crop initiatives. This is the second article of a three-part series.
Dec 19, 2013, 1:00 AM
The criminal activities of organized crime groups, such as drug smuggling, extortion, kidnapping, and human trafficking, have led to increased levels of violence in several OAS countries in recent years.
Dec 18, 2013, 1:00 AM
Plan Colombia has represented an effort that pulled the country from a practically failed state to one of Latin America’s most robust economies. This is the first article of a three-part series.
Dec 18, 2013, 1:00 AM
The Andes Brigade is bolstering military efforts to fight organized crime in the border region, and will also improve cooperation with Colombian Armed Forces
Dec 18, 2013, 1:00 AM
MINUSTAH currently has 6,270 peacekeeping troops, 2,425 police officers, 437 international government and civilian staffers, 1,302 Haitian staffers and 195 UN volunteers.
Dec 16, 2013, 1:00 AM
Since 2010, security forces have dismantled dozens of methamphetamine labs in the provinces of Buenos Aires, Córdoba, Salta, and Tucumán, as well as the city of Buenos Aires, according to Argentina’s Secretary for Drug Addiction and Prevention.
Dec 12, 2013, 1:00 AM
Dec 12, 2013, 1:00 AM
Security forces participating in Operation Martillo have confiscated more than 222 metric tons of cocaine, seized $10.7 million (USD), and arrested 472 drug trafficking suspects since the initiative was launched in January 2012.