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Dec 31, 2015, 1:00 AM
The business of drug trafficking in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro is not just young people carrying drugs in one hand and an AK-47 in the other. The Firm, as it is called, has a rigid structure and hierarchy, seeks efficiency, and adapts successful processes from traditional companies.
Dec 30, 2015, 1:00 AM
The building will allow members of the Salvadoran Armed Forces who are to be deployed throughout the world on peace missions to be trained with modern technology.
Dec 29, 2015, 1:00 AM
Around 2,000 Brazilian service members have been training intensively to combat possible terrorist attacks during the Olympics, an event that expects to bring 300,000 tourists to Brazil.
Dec 29, 2015, 1:00 AM
Chile's Armed Forces staged a series of air, sea, and land exercises as part of Huracán 2015, a joint training operation conducted November 8-13th in Region I of Tarapacá in northern Chile.
Dec 28, 2015, 1:00 AM
The elite command, which is a select group of officers trained at El Salvador’s Special Forces School, is part of a team fighting gangs like the Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) and Barrio 18 (M-18) nationwide.
Dec 28, 2015, 1:00 AM
The training the Armed Forces received during the joint military exercise will help them deal with the many contingencies that may result from the upcoming El Niño meteorological phenomenon.
Dec 24, 2015, 1:00 AM
The Brazilian Army provides a refuge for jaguars, monkeys, tapirs, sloths, birds, and Amazonian fish on 36,000 square meters of forest area in Manaus.
Dec 23, 2015, 1:00 AM
SALCON VI personnel have joined the Chile 24 Battalion to bolster public security and provide humanitarian assistance in Haiti.
Dec 23, 2015, 1:00 AM
The country's Air Force receives ongoing training in international humanitarian law, which it is using in its missions in the valley of the Apurímac, Ene, and Mantaro Rivers (VRAEM), where drug-trafficking groups grow coca illegally.
Dec 22, 2015, 1:00 AM
Brazil's Armed Forces are prepared to defend the country from cyberattacks during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, building upon the success achieved at the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup.
Dec 22, 2015, 1:00 AM
An above-age Military high school received more than 100 laptops from the Uruguayan Educational Connectivity and Basic Computing for Online Learning Plan, which is also known as Plan Ceibal
Dec 21, 2015, 1:00 AM
Only by understanding the meaning of narco-populism can Latin American countries correctly choose effective actions to fight this scourge and encourage the population to adopt the right attitude.
Dec 21, 2015, 1:00 AM
With over 100,000 hectares of land destroyed by fire since July, Colombia is facing one of its most serious forest emergencies this decade, which has required cooperation between the Colombian National Bureau of Fire Departments and the Armed Forces.
Dec 18, 2015, 1:00 AM
The Peruvian Air Force and their counterparts from the U.S. Air Force held a joint exercise that demonstrated the deepening ties and coordination between the two nations.
Dec 18, 2015, 1:00 AM
The Brazilian Military immediately sprang into action after two dams belonging to a mining company burst in November, casting millions of cubic meters of mining waste through rural parts of the historic city of Mariana.
Dec 17, 2015, 1:00 AM
In November, Brazil received the U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington for the 56th edition of the multi-national UNITAS Naval exercise.
Dec 17, 2015, 1:00 AM
The culture of a criminal faction comes from the set of customs and lifestyles that have evolved from the creation of the organization.
Dec 16, 2015, 1:00 AM
The Guatemalan Pacific Naval Command has created a number of turtle sanctuaries where eggs are safely collected and buried away predators and traffickers.
Dec 16, 2015, 1:00 AM
Uruguayan service members recently prepared for overseas missions by participating in the Protection of Civilians (POC) course offered by Uruguay's National School for Peacekeeping Operations (ENOPU).
Dec 14, 2015, 1:00 AM
The Peruvian Navy's Traveling Social Action Platforms (PIAS) have provided medical assistance and social programs to more than 130,900 residents in country's remote areas since 2013.