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Feb 12, 2009, 1:00 AM
Ecuador has uncovered a money laundering network worth as much as 60 million dollars, prosecutors said on Wednesday.
Feb 12, 2009, 1:00 AM
‎40% of the 6,200 murders committed in Guatemala last year were linked to drug ‎trafficking, President Álvaro Colom told the press today.
Feb 12, 2009, 1:00 AM
Today the Federal Police arrested a total of 51 people from two different gangs for ‎their involvement in the trafficking of synthetic drugs in Brazil and in other countries, ‎some of them in Europe, according to official sources. ‎
Feb 11, 2009, 1:00 AM
U.S. 4th Fleet commander, Rear Adm. Joseph D. Kernan, talks about the fleet’s goals and objectives in the Americas. The U.S. 4th Fleet inherited a tough mission in Caribbean,‎ Central and South American waters when the Navy re-established the command in April ‎‎2008.‎
Feb 11, 2009, 1:00 AM
In 1997, a forward-thinking combatant commander conceptualized a plan to invite ‎partner-nation senior military officers — primarily colonels — to serve on his staff as ‎advisors, providing cultural expertise and coordination on military matters between their ‎countries and U.S. Southern Command.‎
Feb 11, 2009, 1:00 AM
FARC guerrillas seek to influence the 2010 presidential election by releasing hostages ‎‎“a few at a time,” Colombian Defense Minister Juan Manuel Santos warned today.‎
Feb 11, 2009, 1:00 AM
When the Esmeralda docks in ports around the world, its crew makes sure the ‎“White Lady,” as they call their ship, is ready for visitors. The ship has made more than 300 port calls as Chile’s “floating embassy,” spreading goodwill and the‎ message of democracy through diplomatic visits around the globe. Its deck has received thousands of dignitaries, military commanders, media and visitors.‎
Feb 10, 2009, 1:00 AM
A contingent of 200 Salvadoran troops returned home from Iraq on Saturday, having ‎finished security and reconstruction tasks that took place over five and a half years, ‎official sources reported.‎
Feb 10, 2009, 1:00 AM
Joint Paraguayan military and police forces deployed four weeks ago in central and northeastern Paraguay ‎in pursuit of an armed group destroyed 8,900 kilos of marijuana and 400 hectares of the drug, Interior ‎Minister Rafael Filizzola announced today.‎
Feb 10, 2009, 1:00 AM
Three indigenous towns in Isoboro Secure National Park, located in the center of Bolivia between the ‎departments of Cochabamba and Beni, were the first to declare their autonomy under the new ‎Constitution, local press reported today.‎
Feb 9, 2009, 1:00 AM
On Saturday thousands of people marched in the Venezuelan capital to support the "No" ‎option on the February 15th referendum regarding a constitutional amendment promoted ‎by the government which would permit unlimited reelection.‎
Feb 5, 2009, 1:00 AM
A former provincial lawmaker was helicoptered to freedom in Colombia on Thursday after spending more than six years as a captive of leftist guerrillas.
Feb 4, 2009, 1:00 AM
A plane from the Chilean Air Force landed today in Amman carrying over 25 tons in humanitarian aid for ‎the Palestine Gaza population after the recent Israeli offensive that left over 1,400 dead and 5,000 injured.‎
Feb 4, 2009, 1:00 AM
Today experts from Latin America and the United States convened a meeting in Costa ‎Rica to analyze possible methods of cooperation against terrorism and its financial ‎sources.‎
Feb 4, 2009, 1:00 AM
U.S., South Korea and Egypt officially make up the list of nations that have expressed ‎interest in hosting the World Cup in 2018 or 2022.
Feb 4, 2009, 1:00 AM
Argentinean scientists discovered that the sea creatures known as “sea cucumbers” ‎contain a substance capable of inhibiting the proliferation of cancer cells, local press ‎reported today.‎
Feb 3, 2009, 1:00 AM
Dominican Singer Juan Luis Guerra said today that he is negotiating a duet with the ‎Colombian singer Juanes and announced that starting in March he will arrive in South ‎America with “La Travesía Tour”.‎
Feb 3, 2009, 1:00 AM
Seven-month-old Dilcia Milagro Espinal has always had beautiful big, brown eyes. Now, thanks to a team of U.S. Army ophthalmologists here, she also has the ability to see with them, unhindered by misalignment or double vision.
Feb 2, 2009, 1:00 AM
This Monday the Brigadier General José Bonilla took office as Commander of the Uruguayan ‎Air Force (FAU), replacing Lieutenant General Airman Enrique Bonelli, who retired in a ‎ceremony led by President Tabaré Vázquez.‎
Feb 2, 2009, 1:00 AM
Colombia's badly battered FARC rebels freed three police officers and a soldier held hostage for more than a year, handing them over to the International Red Cross on Sunday in the country's southern jungles.