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Jan 29, 2016, 1:00 AM
Following two operations held at the end of 2015, the Brazilian Army (EB) and the Colombian Army are planning new joint actions against trans-border crimes in 2016.
Jan 28, 2016, 1:00 AM
The Salvadoran Armed Forces (FAES) have deployed 2,000 service members from the Águila Command to protect students at 1,063 schools in the most dangerous places of El Salvador, mainly areas plagued by the Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) and Barrio 18 gangs.
Jan 27, 2016, 1:00 AM
A little over two weeks after assuming the command of United States Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), U.S. Navy Admiral Kurt W. Tidd travelled to Kingston, Jamaica to co-host the XIV Caribbean Nations Security Conference (CANSEC 2016), alongside Major General Antony Anderson, Chief of Defence Staff of the Jamaican Defence Force (JDF).
Jan 27, 2016, 1:00 AM
More than 30 tourists were traveling aboard the Reina del Caribe vessel on January 23rd between the popular tourist destinations Corn Island and Little Corn Island when strong winds and rain caused it to capsize.
Jan 26, 2016, 1:00 AM
The Dominican Republic's Armed Forces recently conducted End of the Year Joint Exercises against simulated terrorist cells and drug-trafficking organizations.
Jan 25, 2016, 1:00 AM
The Chilean Ministry of Internal Affairs and Public Security’s National Emergency Office (ONEMI) now has an Army satellite platform to ensure constant communication between zones affected by natural disasters and the government’s humanitarian aid agencies.
Jan 25, 2016, 1:00 AM
The Inter-American Technical Advisory Group in Colombia, which is comprised of Brazilian military personnel, aims to help Colombians deactivate and remove mines.
Jan 22, 2016, 1:00 AM
Authorities are drafting a bill to create a specialized, anti-organized crime unit that will operate nationwide. The proposed legislation needs approval by the country's Legislative Assembly.
Jan 22, 2016, 1:00 AM
Paraguay’s Armed Forces are providing humanitarian aid to the communities affected by severe flooding nationwide.
Jan 21, 2016, 1:00 AM
Soldiers have applied a powerful organic insecticide to halt the beetle infestation that has damaged approximately 400,000 hectares of forest in the Central American nation.
Jan 21, 2016, 1:00 AM
The Science and Technology Corporation for Development of the Naval, Maritime and Riverine Industry of Colombia (COTECMAR) is using its wide-ranging experience in the defense sector to build a river pusher craft to help recover the Magdalena River, the country’s primary waterway.
Jan 20, 2016, 1:00 AM
The Armed Forces of Argentina and Brazil strengthen cooperative ties by engaging in joint simulated and field exercises.
Jan 19, 2016, 1:00 AM
The recent counter-terrorism training was the latest chapter of cooperation between the Militaries of Uruguay and the United States that has spanned over 40 years.
Jan 19, 2016, 1:00 AM
The Armed Forces will use the new vehicles to provide public safety in regions where gangs and criminals operate.
Jan 18, 2016, 1:00 AM
Drug trafficking activities in Rio de Janeiro's forests present an increasing risk to public safety.
Jan 15, 2016, 1:00 AM
Although it was an uncharacteristic gloomy day in Miami, a new dawn for U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) was brought forth on January 14th, as U.S. Navy Admiral Kurt W. Tidd assumed command over the organization from U.S. Marine Corps General John F. Kelly.
Jan 14, 2016, 1:00 AM
Chilean Armed Forces will be providing logistical and operational support for 54 national scientific projects as well as transportation for over 200 Chilean scientists to locations throughout Antartica.
Jan 13, 2016, 1:00 AM
The Ministry of Public Security’s Air Surveillance Service and the Costa Rican Institute on Drugs launched the “Know how to choose, know how to win” program to teach young students from a public school to resist abusing or trafficking drugs.
Jan 13, 2016, 1:00 AM
The Assumption of Command ceremony on January 7, 2016 was attended by the senior leadership of the U.S. Southern Command and a number of service members.
Jan 12, 2016, 1:00 AM
Second Lieutenant Luis Gustavo Girón Salazar, with the Guatemalan Army Corps of Engineers, is moving forward with his career and his life despite losing his hands during a mission to help earthquake victims.