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Feb 29, 2016, 1:00 AM
Given the capabilities they can deploy, their rigorous training, their organizational flexibility, and the types of missions they carry out, special forces are ideally equipped to battle the Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq and Syria.
Feb 29, 2016, 1:00 AM
In addition to continuing their campaign to eradicate illegal harvests, the country's Armed Forces and National Police are trying to convince farmers to switch to other profitable crops such as coffee and cocoa.
Feb 26, 2016, 1:00 AM
Three officers from the Chile's Joint Chiefs of Staff began serving at the operational command headquarters of the UN's MINUSCA on February 26th.
Feb 26, 2016, 1:00 AM
Major Andrea de los Santos was appointed second in command of the Army's General Headquarters and is in charge of a 182-member Troop.
Feb 25, 2016, 1:00 AM
Colombian National Army Troops, police officers, and Attorney General's Office agents dismantled a major illegal mining complex that had dried out several kilometers of the San Bingo River. This was the first coordinated effort of the Army’s Special Brigade against Illegal Mining, an elite unit that security authorities formed last October.
Feb 25, 2016, 1:00 AM
Peru's Armed Forces are promoting social inclusion and universal access to healthcare services in at-risk communities in the Apurimac, Ene and Mantaro Rivers Valley (VRAEM) and security in the Loreto region.
Feb 24, 2016, 1:00 AM
In an interview with Diálogo, Brigadier General Rodney Smart, Chief of Defense Staff Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force, discusses ways his country is facing the new potential threat of terrorism.
Feb 24, 2016, 1:00 AM
Costa Rican Security Vice Minister María Fullmen discusses joint police-community efforts to prevent crimes by children, teenagers, and young adults.
Feb 23, 2016, 1:00 AM
The Colombian Air Force (FAC) is playing an important role in fighting forest fires caused by the El Niño phenomenon, which is responsible for dramatically lower levels of rain.
Feb 23, 2016, 1:00 AM
The Uruguayan Naval vessel ROU 26 “Vanguardia” successfully conducted supply operations and logistical support at the Artigas Scientific Base in Antarctica.
Feb 22, 2016, 1:00 AM
The Panamanian Ministry of Public Security's law enforcement agencies seized 58.11 tons of drugs in 2015, the most in the past 15 years, according to the National Integrated Criminal Statistics System (SIEC) and the Prosecutor’s Office.
Feb 19, 2016, 1:00 AM
The two Militaries are cooperating to provide humanitarian assistance and will work together to build schools and medical clinics in the department of San Marcos.
Feb 19, 2016, 1:00 AM
The head of Costa Rica’s anti-drug intelligence body tells Diálogo that the country’s government and Congress are moving ahead with measures to fight terrorism financing.
Feb 18, 2016, 1:00 AM
The Responsibility to Protect's (R2P) goal is to protect civilians in dangerous situations, in violent circumstances, and/or during a conflict within a nation-state where the domestic authorities and institutions are incapable of protecting civilians, or indeed where they represent the main threat.
Feb 18, 2016, 1:00 AM
The Colombian Army’s National Training Center (CENAE) is providing a month-long special forces training program for 31 police officers on the Military Base of Tolemaida in the department of Tolima.
Feb 17, 2016, 1:00 AM
Regional cooperation between partner nations is a key component of the strategy to stop the spread of the Zika virus.
Feb 17, 2016, 1:00 AM
Counter-narcotics specialists agree that Guyana is a major transshipment point for drugs headed to the United States. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration recently opened an office in the South American country's capital of Georgetown, giving it a presence it has been seeking for more than a decade.
Feb 16, 2016, 1:00 AM
The Salvadoran Fire Corps received more than $400,000 from U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) in equipment, tools, and accessories.
Feb 16, 2016, 1:00 AM
Brazil and Paraguay agreed to strengthen their cooperation on security issues with joint Military operations along their shared border to fight drug trafficking and other illegal activities.
Feb 15, 2016, 1:00 AM
The Chilean Navy’s Hydrography and Oceanography Service (SHOA) has obtained a modern Hydrography Vessel LH-02 Defender that will perform soundings of the sea bed to significant depths.