Aug 29, 2019, 9:19 AM
The Senior Enlisted Leaders Seminar of the South American Defense Conference highlighted the training of noncommissioned officers as the fundamental axis for military leadership.
Aug 29, 2019, 9:09 AM
Wildfires in the Amazon and Pantanal region have affected nearly 50,000 acres.
Aug 28, 2019, 9:19 AM
Over 3,100 naval forces from 13 countries kicked off UNITAS LX, the 60th anniversary of the annual multinational exercise, in Rio de Janeiro, August 19.
Aug 27, 2019, 10:06 AM
The inclusion of two new countries and the decision to implement international human rights standards for operations to counter transnational crime are the salient outcomes of the meeting.
Aug 26, 2019, 11:16 AM
On August 18, U.S. Navy Hospital Ship USNS Comfort began its operations in Santa Marta, Colombia, to continue its humanitarian mission and provide medical assistance to locals and Venezuelan migrants.
Aug 26, 2019, 10:10 AM
For the first time, Brazil co-hosts, alongside U.S. Southern Command, the South American Defense Conference.
Aug 23, 2019, 9:43 AM
Steel subsidies deepen the industrial crisis and affect job creation in the Western Hemisphere.
Aug 22, 2019, 10:09 AM
The Medical Readiness Training Exercise (MEDRETE) team for exercise New Horizons 2019 saw their final patient July 12, in Linden, Guyana, at the Egbert Benjamin Expedition and Conference Centre.
Aug 21, 2019, 9:10 AM
Brazilian Navy (MB, in Portuguese) Lieutenant Commander Márcia Andrade Braga, the first Brazilian to receive the United Nations (UN) Military Gender Advocate of the Year award, is back home.
Aug 21, 2019, 8:58 AM
On August 2, 2019, the U.S. government announced sanctions against two commanders under orders from illegitimate president Nicolás Maduro for their participation in “gross violations of human rights” in Venezuela.
Aug 20, 2019, 8:57 AM
More than 450 civilians and service members from 14 countries of the Americas participated in environmental emergency simulations in Puerta Libertad, Misiones province, Argentina, within the framework of the Conference of American Armies (CAA).
Aug 20, 2019, 8:41 AM
PANAMAX 2019, aimed at testing and improving plans to respond to security threats to the Panama Canal, concluded with a closing ceremony at the Panamanian Presidential Amphitheater in Panama City, on August 9, 2019.
Aug 19, 2019, 9:27 AM
With theoretical and hands-on activities, the exercise updates knowledge and keeps service members, who are specialized in providing help and protection during chemical emergencies, prepared.
Aug 19, 2019, 9:16 AM
Operation New Alliance is the latest effort against transnational organized crime in the region.
Aug 16, 2019, 7:43 AM
The Brazilian Naval War College (ESG, in Portuguese) and the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric and Defense Studies signed a Memorandum of Understanding on June 14, in Rio de Janeiro. The document calls for the development of academic, cultural, and cooperation exchange programs.
Aug 16, 2019, 7:34 AM
Brazilian service members will contribute to the creation of Bolivia’s Integrated Air Defense and Air Traffic Control System.
Aug 16, 2019, 7:14 AM
British NGO demonstrates connections between Chinese banking and deforestation.
Aug 15, 2019, 8:59 AM
Service members and civilians from seven countries of the Americas work together to locate and disrupt shipments of weapons of mass destruction.
Aug 14, 2019, 9:07 AM
Host nation government officials, partner nation representatives, and senior leadership from U.S. Navy Hospital Ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) attended an opening ceremony to mark the beginning of the ship's medical mission in Colon, Panama, August 7.
Aug 14, 2019, 8:56 AM
Exercise Bell Buoy 19 was conducted in Australia, bringing together 80 service members from Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico, and the United States, among others.