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May 29, 2015, 1:00 AM
The navies of Brazil, Colombia, and Peru will join efforts in Bracolper Naval 2015, a military operation to combat transnational crimes that are arising in the Amazon region shared by these three countries.
May 28, 2015, 1:00 AM
Diálogo spoke with the Navy’s new commander, Admiral Barcellar Eduardo Leal Ferreira, about the massive challenge posed by safeguarding Amazônia Azul, as well as other issues related to the security of Brazil, during LAAD 2015 Defense & Security, held in Rio de Janeiro, between April 14 and 17.
May 28, 2015, 1:00 AM
Soldier Jesús María Izquierdo has not allowed the loss of his left leg to stop him, as he makes prostheses for comrades-in-arms who have also been injured in minefields.
May 27, 2015, 1:00 AM
The Judicial Investigation Department (OIJ) have raided a house and an apartment in the capital San José – seizing six kilograms of cocaine and multiple firearms, silencers and ammunition that authorities suspect are linked to the wave of homicides in the area.
May 27, 2015, 1:00 AM
Military officials from Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Spain, the United Kingdom and Norway shared their experiences on the growing role of women in the Armed Forces for their respective countries during a recent conference in Chile.
May 27, 2015, 1:00 AM
The fight against illegal mining in Peru’s Amazon region has become a domestic defense and security priority for the country’s Navy.
May 26, 2015, 1:00 AM
The head of Costa Rica’s Naval security credits the use of U.S. Orion P3 airplanes for much of this Central American nation’s success in disrupting south-north drug routes in the country’s waters.
May 25, 2015, 1:00 AM
The majority of society believes that organized crime in the favelas is carried out by rifle-toting drug dealers who sell drugs. That's just the tip of the iceberg of a network that hides thousands of unarmed people, living directly or indirectly off the drug income, in these communities.
May 22, 2015, 1:00 AM
The Colombian National Police, working with the Army and the Attorney General’s Office, has brought down a prostitution ring that offered underage girls to criminal gangs in two of the country’s departments.
May 21, 2015, 1:00 AM
Since 2002, the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) Special Aeronautical Infantry Battalion – Canoas (BINFAE-CO), has offered the Tactical Sharpshooter Training Course to the FAB and service members of other security agencies.
May 20, 2015, 1:00 AM
A group of senior police officers from across the Caribbean region received hostage negotiation training in Barbados to address security threats against their nations.
May 20, 2015, 1:00 AM
Thanks to an agreement signed by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the non-governmental organization (NGO) Jóvenes contra la Violencia [Youth Against Violence], crimes now can be reported through an online and smartphone application called “Espantacacos.”
May 19, 2015, 1:00 AM
Some 60 members of the Chilean Air Force and the United States Air Force recently held a seminar to strengthen aeromedical evacuation capabilities in aid of disaster victims.
May 15, 2015, 1:00 AM
El Salvadoran Armed Forces are working with the National Civil Police to protect the civilian population from gang violence.
May 15, 2015, 1:00 AM
The Armed Forces of Honduras and Nicaragua signed an agreement last month to continue the collaboration in the fight against drug trafficking and organized crime in the shared border areas.
May 14, 2015, 1:00 AM
The National Police, the Army and the Attorney General’s Office have established several taskforces specifically designed to gather intelligence and coordinate attacks against the Úsuga Clan and the rest of the criminal gangs, known as BACRIM.
May 14, 2015, 1:00 AM
In 2014, 3,100 Troops participated in disaster relief operations nationwide. So far this year, 2,700 service members have already provided assistance to civilians suffering from natural disasters.
May 14, 2015, 1:00 AM
The Colombian National Army’s Infantry Battalion No. 7 Unit of the 29th Brigade and the Technical Investigation Corps Prosecutors Office (CTI) of Piendamó partnered to destroy two cocaine laboratories in the Department of Cauca.
May 13, 2015, 1:00 AM
The Chilean Military School won fifth place overall during the 49th annual Sandhurst Military Skills Competition April 10-11, organized by the United States Military Academy of West Point, during which 59 teams participated, seven of them from other countries.
May 12, 2015, 1:00 AM
Project Sisfron is close to being subjected to its first test. In June, the system will be employed in Operation Ágata.