Oct 1, 2018, 9:21 AM
Clashes between armed groupsnear rural populations along the Pacific coast of Colombia prompted Operation Armor.
Sep 27, 2018, 11:41 AM
The Guatemalan service members comb a 147-kilometer border area along Mexico to prevent narcotraffickers from using rural land for drug crops.
Sep 25, 2018, 1:00 AM
The Clan del Golfo profited from illegal operations in a protected wetland area.
Sep 23, 2018, 11:33 PM
The Panamanian National Border Service works tirelessly to put an end to transnational narcotrafficking in Darién province.
Sep 21, 2018, 8:29 AM
With the latest interceptions, Colombia totals 111 semi-submersibles seized since 1993.
Sep 21, 2018, 8:10 AM
Overindebtedness, corruption, and loss of strategic infrastructure are some of the dangers the region is exposed to.
Sep 20, 2018, 8:34 AM
Authorities have more legal power to counter crime.
Sep 19, 2018, 7:56 AM
Alias Samuelito was an ELN leader who had an arrest warrant for participating in terrorist acts, among other crimes.
Sep 17, 2018, 8:14 AM
The Colombian Army demined 72 out of 119 municipalities scheduled for clearance in 2018.
Sep 5, 2018, 8:46 AM
The labs, located in the department of Nariño, belonged to alias Guacho, responsible for murders with explosives, kidnapping, and extortion, among other crimes.
Aug 28, 2018, 12:01 PM
Colombian authorities carried out two joint interagency operations along Colombia’s Pacific coast, dealing a blow to armed groups’ finances.
Aug 22, 2018, 8:11 AM
Russian interest in Latin America increased in 2008 and 2014 to distract attention from crises in Georgia and Ukraine.
Aug 21, 2018, 8:37 AM
Following Jean Manes’ statements, the private sector cautioned the Salvadoran government not to start a trade war. Manes warned of “geopolitical” consequences.
Aug 17, 2018, 8:17 AM
U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has cautioned South American allies against Chinese aggression, slamming what he called China’s “predatory economics” and its militarization of increasingly important areas in both sea and space.
Aug 15, 2018, 8:09 AM
The Colombian Armed Forces seized more than 300 kilograms of cocaine in two operations.
Aug 10, 2018, 10:16 AM
In June 2018, the Brazilian Air Force intercepted a narco plane with 300 kilograms of cocaine paste.
Aug 9, 2018, 7:57 AM
The Colombian-Panamanian intelligence exchange facilitates the seizure of tons of drugs in Panama.
Aug 7, 2018, 7:49 AM
Alias Pija, wanted by Interpol, is charged with homicide, kidnapping, and other crimes.
Jul 31, 2018, 8:02 AM
The Colombian Navy’s unmanned aircraft, radars, and sensors expand coverage and monitoring of the country’s coasts.
Jul 27, 2018, 8:38 AM
The suspected IS-sympathizers were charged with attempting to form a terrorist cell and carry out an attack in Brazil.