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Jun 27, 2014, 1:00 AM
The Ecological Battalion Army of Nicaragua (BECO) is protecting wooded regions which are targeted by organized crime groups for illegal logging. The BECO is defending natural resources in 78 nationally protected areas.
Jun 25, 2014, 1:00 AM
The killing of Ranger deals a strategic blow to the ELN, which engages in a wide range of criminal activities, including drug trafficking, extortion, kidnapping, and money laundering.
Jun 25, 2014, 1:00 AM
In partnership with Guatemala, the U.S. Southern Command-- through its component and executive planning agent, U.S. Army South executed the focused humanitarian assistance operation to conduct various engineering assistance, medical, dental, and civic action programs.
Jun 24, 2014, 1:00 AM
The use of logos to identify cocaine shipments has become so widespread that law enforcement agencies are keeping track of the insignias to track the drug trafficking activity of organized crime groups.
Jun 24, 2014, 1:00 AM
Kidnappings were once widespread in Colombia, but have declined dramatically in recent years, thanks to the work of security forces.
Jun 20, 2014, 1:00 AM
Authorities seized 4,143 kilograms of cocaine valued at US$30 million in early June, according to the Ministry of Public Security.
Jun 18, 2014, 1:00 AM
Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and other explosives placed by the FARC have killed and injured at least 1,000 children and adolescents, and tens of thousands of civilians, according to government statistics.
Jun 18, 2014, 1:00 AM
The cartel operatives are fighting over control of drug trafficking routes, properties owned by the cartel, some of which are worth millions of dollars, and weapons
Jun 17, 2014, 1:00 AM
Honduran security forces are cooperating with U.S. authorities to secure weapons stocks in order to keep firearms out of the hands of gangs and transnational criminal organizations.
Jun 13, 2014, 1:00 AM
If not for donations from non-government organizations (NGO), four schools and one medical facility in Belize would be receiving empty new buildings.
Jun 13, 2014, 1:00 AM
In addition to seizing drugs, weapons and stolen vehicles, the Armed Forces offer medical and dental care, haircuts and even horseback rides to the residents of Brazil’s border cities.
Jun 10, 2014, 1:00 AM
Canada signed a memorandum of understanding with the Brazilian government in June 2013, stipulating that Canadian troops would help in maintaining the peace in Haiti.
Jun 10, 2014, 1:00 AM
During the International Day of Peacekeepers and to celebrate 10 years of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH).
Jun 9, 2014, 1:00 AM
Known as GeoSHAPE, the open-source, open-standard software, integrates data from multiple sources and displays it in a dynamic Internet-based map to provide situational awareness and facilitate the decision making process.
Jun 9, 2014, 1:00 AM
Naval vessels from throughout Latin America and other partner nation countries recently gathered in Colombia for Sail Cartagena de Indias 2014.
Jun 6, 2014, 1:00 AM
The Brazilian government will authorize those officers to coordinate and serve as liaisons to assist their countrymen’s requirements, becoming the direct link with the Brazilian Police.
Jun 5, 2014, 1:00 AM
Beyond the Horizon 2014 is a multi-faceted civic assistance exercise conducted by United States troops in Latin and Caribbean nations.
Jun 5, 2014, 1:00 AM
The latest accomplishment during a joint operation to counter drug trafficking resulted in three tons of cocaine seized and suspects arrested.
Jun 4, 2014, 1:00 AM
Press conference held during CENTSEC 2014 with the USSOUTHCOM Commander, General John Kelly, and Guatemalan Chief of National Defense, General Rudy Israel Ortiz-Ruiz