Mar 28, 2014, 1:00 AM
The security forces are working together to follow through on President Juan Orlando Hernández´s pledge of “zero tolerance” for crime.
Mar 28, 2014, 1:00 AM
The drug cartel is transporting drug shipments, usually cocaine, through Ecuador and on to Mexico, authorities said. The drug cartel then transports most of the cocaine to the United States or Canada.
Mar 27, 2014, 1:00 AM
Sandra Honoré, the leader of MINUSTAH, recently visited officials in Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Chile, the countries whose troops comprise the bulk of peacekeeping troops in Haiti.
Mar 27, 2014, 1:00 AM
The systems will be developed by the Corporation of Advanced Technology (CODALTEC). The company is owned by the Colombian Ministry of Defense.
Mar 26, 2014, 1:00 AM
Nicaragua and Ecuador have two of the lowest rates of homicide in Latin America, thanks in large part to the efforts of their respective security forces.
Mar 25, 2014, 1:00 AM
Computer hackers pose a growing threat to governments, companies, and individuals in Latin America
Mar 25, 2014, 1:00 AM
Interior Minister Walter Albán Peralta said the new academy shows authorities are prepared to invest “whatever is necessary” to combat international drug trafficking and other illicit activities – such as extortion, kidnapping, and arms smuggling – that organized crime groups engage in.
Mar 23, 2014, 1:00 AM
These measures are particularly timely since Ecuador is hosting several games in the Copa Libertadores competition, in which teams from the Americas compete.
Mar 21, 2014, 1:00 AM
Mine warfare is the knowledge and skill necessary to use sea mines and annul their effects when employed as an instrument of aggression. Its operation is divided into undermining (launch of the mines) and mining countermeasures (destruction of launched mines or of those pending launch).
Mar 20, 2014, 1:00 AM
Honduran security forces are waging a fierce battle with the Espinoza organized crime group in San Luis, a small village in a mountainous region of the department of Comayagua.
Mar 19, 2014, 1:00 AM
High-ranking officials and representatives of the police forces of Ecuador, Chile, Peru, Brazil and Colombia met recently in Quito, Ecuador, to exchange ideas on the best ways to fight crime while protecting human rights.
Mar 18, 2014, 1:00 AM
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tampa seized 680 kilograms of cocaine on March 12 in the Caribbean Sea.
Mar 18, 2014, 1:00 AM
Gang-related killings in Guatemala dropped significantly in recent weeks, thanks largely to the efforts of the country’s security forces, authorities said.
Mar 17, 2014, 1:00 AM
The average guerrilla was recruited when he or she was 12 years old, and spent an average of 14 years as a combatant.
Mar 16, 2014, 1:00 AM
The National Police of Peru (PNP) and the FBI recently signed a “letter of intent”, in which the two law enforcement agencies agreed to cooperate in the battle against transnational criminal organizations.
Mar 13, 2014, 1:00 AM
The dramatic decrease in crime is attributable to security initiatives led by Gen. Rodolfo Palomino López, chief of the Colombian National Police, and the Ministry of Defense, which is led by Juan Carlos Pinzón Bueno.
Mar 11, 2014, 1:00 AM
Chilean security forces arrested 11 people on Feb. 22-23, 2014, in connection with the investigation. In the alleged scheme, drug traffickers smuggled the liquid cocaine into Chile from Bolivia, according to published reports.
Mar 11, 2014, 1:00 AM
Interview with Lieutenant Colonel Gustavo Franco Gómez, Colombian National Police Head of Strategic Communications.
Mar 10, 2014, 1:00 AM
Authorities seized a US$30 million cocaine shipment in Caribbean Sea on March 4.
Mar 9, 2014, 1:00 AM
The Sinaloa Cartel operates in Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador where it has formed alliances with local gangs to transport drugs from South America north to Mexico, the United States, Canada, Europe, Africa, and Australia.