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Apr 28, 2014, 1:00 AM
The Colombian military’s elite anti-kidnapping unit, the Unified Action Group for Personal Liberty (GAULA) is using intelligence and superior training to make dramatic strides against abductions and dismantle organized crime groups.
Apr 25, 2014, 1:00 AM
The conference offered a venue for each participating country to learn the way other partner nations respond to and confront common threats.
Apr 21, 2014, 1:00 AM
From April 1-4, the U.S. Southern Command’s (SOUTHCOM) Policy and Strategic Initiatives Division brought together senior public health, military and civilian experts from 12 nations in Central America, South America, the Caribbean and the United States to discuss the challenges of preparing effectively to address a biological event.
Apr 21, 2014, 1:00 AM
In the state of Paraná, authorities are using international funding to launch a broad security project known as “Paraná Seguro.” The ambitious program provides training for police officers and sports programs, cultural activities, and job training for teenagers, to divert them from street crime and gangs.
Apr 20, 2014, 1:00 AM
Los Monos and other Argentinian gangs are waging violent battles for control of drug trafficking routes in Rosario.
Apr 17, 2014, 1:00 AM
Nicaraguan gangs known as “tumbadores” are robbing drug shipments from drug traffickers on the eastern and western coasts.
Apr 15, 2014, 1:00 AM
For 20 years, the radio show “Voices of Kidnapping” has been using the airwaves to send messages of hope to kidnapping victims and their loved ones.
Apr 15, 2014, 1:00 AM
Interview with General Freddy Santiago Díaz Zelaya, Chief of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Honduran Armed Forces
Apr 15, 2014, 1:00 AM
On April 5, 2014, about 2,000 soldiers raided the Rio de Janeiro shantytown of Mare using helicopters and armored personnel carriers.
Apr 11, 2014, 1:00 AM
Police from Ecuador and Mexico recently cooperated in a training seminar which focused on how to investigate cases involving missing persons, such as kidnapping victims.
Apr 11, 2014, 1:00 AM
Latin American drug trafficking groups are also laundering millions of dollars in profits in Middle Eastern countries
Apr 10, 2014, 1:00 AM
Authorities suspect Lobo Aleman, who is also known as “El Negro,” helped transport cocaine through Honduras for Los Mellos de Kasandra, a transnational criminal organization based in Colombia.
Apr 9, 2014, 1:00 AM
Laughing for Peace staged a show in mid-March, 2014, in Tibiritá, Cundinamarca. The town of 3,000 residents is near the place where drug trafficker José Gonzalo Rodríguez Gacha, who is known as “El Mexicano,” was born.
Apr 9, 2014, 1:00 AM
USNS Spearhead will assist in security cooperation activities, maritime security, counter-narcotics trafficking and contingency operations, which include humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.
Apr 9, 2014, 1:00 AM
The region understands that unless it keeps working together to confront organized crime head on, it will be hard to move forward effectively.
Apr 7, 2014, 1:00 AM
A total of 3,355 women interested in careers as naval officers applied for the first 12 openings at the country’s oldest institution of higher education.
Apr 7, 2014, 1:00 AM
From January to the end of September 2013, Haitian National Police (HNP) agents arrested 15 kidnapping suspects, according to published reports. From October through the end of December, police captured 72 kidnapping suspects, a five-fold increase.
Apr 7, 2014, 1:00 AM
CENTSEC 2014 marked the first time the annual meeting of regional defense and public safety leaders focused on a single, multinational operation.
Apr 4, 2014, 1:00 AM
The last week of March marked the first time ever that the Maneuver Center of Excellence (MCoE) and the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC) participated jointly in a Command and General Staff Officers Course (CGSOC) training exercise.
Apr 3, 2014, 1:00 AM
Dominican Republic to give Haitian officials access to several of its counter-narcotics initiatives.