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Jan 30, 2015, 1:00 AM
In recent days, United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents and regional partners seized more than $74 million in illegal drugs in separate counter smuggling operations in the waters off Costa Rica.
Jan 30, 2015, 1:00 AM
In recent years, Honduran security forces have seized properties and other assets worth tens of millions of dollars from organized crime leaders and groups.
Jan 29, 2015, 1:00 AM
In recent years, more than 60 countries around the world have benefitted from training with the Colombian Armed Forces.
Jan 29, 2015, 1:00 AM
Guatemalan Army Troops, counter-narcotics agents and prosecutors recently worked together to eradicate more than 4.64 million poppy plants that could have been used to produce more than $15 million in heroin.
Jan 29, 2015, 1:00 AM
Paraguay’s Joint Task Force (FTC), a team consisting of Military and police personnel, is in a state of high alert in its fight against the Paraguayan People’s Army (EPP), a terrorist group responsible for kidnappings for ransom and killings.
Jan 29, 2015, 1:00 AM
The Peruvian Navy recently added the Tacna ARL-158 logistics support vessel (LSV) to its fleet. The ship, the Navy’s largest, will help sailors respond to natural disasters and provide offshore logistical support to naval forces.
Jan 28, 2015, 1:00 AM
The Paraguayan Army is scheduled to burn 12 tons of marijuana on January 29 at its First Army Corps headquarters near the city of Curuguaty in the Department of Canindeyú.
Jan 28, 2015, 1:00 AM
A platoon of the Dominican Republic’s Air Force (FARD) is executing an important mission not in the air, but on the ground – by working with the Ministry of the Environment and volunteer organizations on a reforestation project along a major highway.
Jan 27, 2015, 1:00 AM
The Colombian National Army captured a suspect who allegedly coordinated drug deals between the Clan Úsuga, a Colombian drug trafficking organization, and the Sinaloa Cartel and Los Zetas, two Mexican transnational criminal organizations.
Jan 27, 2015, 1:00 AM
Like its country’s best athletes, Brazil’s Armed Forces are busy preparing for the 2016 Olympic Games, which will be held in Rio de Janeiro from August 5-21.
Jan 27, 2015, 1:00 AM
The Armed Forces of Guatemala and Honduras are working in cooperation to fight organized crime through the Maya-Chortí Task Force, which will improve security in the region along the border the two countries share.
Jan 27, 2015, 1:00 AM
The United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) was created through UN Security Council Resolution 1542 on April 30, 2004. Since then, at the invitation of the UN, Brazil has been contributing military and police troops to the mission. From the first force commander, General Augusto Heleno, to the current one, Lieutenant General José Luiz Jaborandy, Jr., all MINUSTAH commanders have been Brazilian general officers.
Jan 23, 2015, 1:00 AM
The Joint Command of the Armed Forces in Peru is using a two-pronged strategy to improve public safety and living conditions in the Apurímac, Ene and Mantaro Rivers Valley (VRAEM) region.
Jan 23, 2015, 1:00 AM
The Colombian Navy is providing logistical, operational, and scientific support – and its largest and most sophisticated ship – for 20 researchers conducting the country’s first scientific expedition to the Antarctic.
Jan 23, 2015, 1:00 AM
The Coast Guards from Costa Rica and the United States recently cooperated to seize a metric ton of high-grade marijuana and capture five suspects. The operation took place off the Caribbean coast of the Costa Rican province of Limón on January 18.
Jan 22, 2015, 1:00 AM
The Uruguayan Air Force (FAU) and the rest of the country’s Armed Forces are deploying new protocols to care for Military members who are returning from peacekeeping missions in regions where the deadly Ebola virus is a threat.
Jan 22, 2015, 1:00 AM
Panama’s National Aeronaval Service (SENAN) seized 1,141 kilograms of cocaine on Tiger Island, which is off the Central American nation’s Caribbean coast, SENAN Chief José Laniado told reporters on January 19.
Jan 21, 2015, 1:00 AM
A Peruvian Special Forces battalion comprised of Military personnel and National Police officers captured four suspects in connection with the seizure of 420 kilograms of cocaine in the Ayacucho region on January 16.
Jan 21, 2015, 1:00 AM
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed responsibility on 15 January 2015 for the rampage that killed 12 people at France's Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine a week earlier. The attack was years in the making, an AQAP leader said in a video, claiming that U.S.-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki was the mastermind behind it.
Jan 20, 2015, 1:00 AM
Troops with the Colombian National Army’s Joint Task Force Omega found weapons, including an anti-aircraft gun, that the terrorist Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC) allegedly planned to use against Soldiers in the departments of Caquetá and Meta, the Army said on January 12.