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May 31, 2016, 1:00 AM
The Navies of Peru and Bolivia conducted joint exercises against mutual threats like drug trafficking, money laundering, smuggling, and human trafficking in the lake shared by both Andean nations.
May 27, 2016, 1:00 AM
The Armies of Brazil and Colombia are expanding bilateral actions to boost surveillance and information sharing in the fight against transnational crime, including deploying more Troops, holding language classes, and sharing technology.
May 26, 2016, 1:00 AM
CENTAM SMOKE brought together fire brigade representatives from seven Central American nations for a joint training session with the U.S. Air Force Squadron 612 out of Soto Cano Air Base from April 16th-23rd.
May 25, 2016, 1:00 AM
The National System for the Prevention and Control of Forest Fires (SIPECIF) has increasingly called on the Guatemalan Army to assist putting out fires around the country.
May 25, 2016, 1:00 AM
Colombia's National Navy recently trained 14 Honduran Navy members on the best ways to conduct searches and gather intelligence to fight narco-trafficking and organized crime.
May 24, 2016, 1:00 AM
For General Juan Pablo Rodríguez Barragán, Commander of the Colombian Military Forces, the institutional campaign "We are in the Hearts of Colombians, and That’s Where We Will Stay" carries a very important philosophical meaning.
May 24, 2016, 1:00 AM
After spending years docked for fear of being held in foreign ports over Argentina’s outstanding debt, the ship is now sailing the seas freely, carrying a 351-member crew on a journey that will last until November 5th.
May 23, 2016, 1:00 AM
Members of the Brazilian and U.S. Navies worked together to confront a series of fictitious terrorist attacks that were simulated at locations throughout Rio de Janeiro in preparation for the upcoming Olympic Games
May 20, 2016, 1:00 AM
From May 10th-12th in San Salvador, senior-level Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs) in El Salvador, NCOs from New Hampshire’s National Guard, and representatives from U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) exchanged views and ideas on how to support the role of NCOs in the Armed Forces of El Salvador.
May 20, 2016, 1:00 AM
The interdiction of 9.3 tons of cocaine valued at around $250 million was the result of weeks of surveillance, undercover work, and a coordinated effort involving more than 50 police commandos and aerial support.
May 19, 2016, 1:00 AM
So far this year, Colombia’s National Navy has seized four semi-submarines that were going to be used to smuggle drugs out of the country. The last vessel was found on May 13th in the town of Candelilla de la Mar in the department of Nariño.
May 19, 2016, 1:00 AM
Uruguayan Vice Minister of Defense Jorge Menéndez Corte recently met his Chilean counterpart, Undersecretary of Defense Marcos Robledo Hoecker, for the first political and strategic dialogue between Undersecretaries of Defense for the two countries in Santiago, Chile.
May 18, 2016, 1:00 AM
The three Latin American countries are cooperating to combat drug trafficking and illegal mining in the broadest joint operation ever undertaken.
May 17, 2016, 1:00 AM
Major General Francisco Isaías Álvarez Urbina, chief of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Honduran Armed Forces, said his country is working with partner nations to fight organized crime and narco-trafficking.
May 16, 2016, 1:00 PM
Guatemalan Troops and the U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) are working together to provide medical assistance to 100,000 residents in the highlands of the department of San Marcos.
May 13, 2016, 1:00 PM
Colombia, along with other regional partner nations, provided quick and effective aid immediately after a deadly earthquake struck Ecuador in mid April.
May 13, 2016, 1:00 PM
Colombia's National Army and the Ministry of Agriculture have joined forces to develop programs to support the agricultural sector in the country's most vulnerable rural regions.
May 12, 2016, 1:00 PM
The commander of the U.S. Southern Command also attended the Fuerzas Comando 2016 military exercises at the Marine Corps base in Ancón.
May 12, 2016, 1:00 PM
Mexican Army Brigadier General Jaime González Ávalos: "Security in the hemisphere is affected by transnational threats, which require a response from the public sector and the private sector in coordination with civil society."
May 11, 2016, 1:00 AM
Paraguayan Soldiers and police personnel will receive specialized Military training from Colombia, which will reinforce the countries' cooperation on security and defense matters.