Capacity Building: includes articles on any bilateral or multilateral effort to reinforce a partner nation military's strengths. For example, any joint training effort, operation, exercise, seminar, etc. that shows the willingness of the United States to support its partners by sharing their knowledge and experience in certain areas that will make the partner nations better prepared to respond to their country's challenges themselves. These include medical readiness exercises (MEDRETEs), seminars, subject matter expert exchanges (SMEEs), or any joint learning effort among partner nations.
U.S. SOUTHCOM expo displays technology that can save lives during natural disasters
In collaboration with some of the nation’s top scientists and technological engineers, the United States Southern Command held a technology expo at its headquarters on Wednesday, Sept, 3rd. As it actively pursues effective disaster relief in the Western Hemisphere, SOUTHCOM gave spectators a glimpse into the future.
Testing new technologies for disaster response
GeoSHAPE, a software application designed to revolutionize the way organizations collaborate in response to disasters, can display disaster-relevant information in a map that anybody with a web browser and the appropriate permissions can see from anywhere in the world.
Nicaraguan Army and National Police seize large amounts of cocaine during ‘Operación Bastón’
In that operation, Nicaraguan police and Army soldiers arrested Antonio Ocon Silva, 46, who was allegedly driving a commercial truck loaded with bricks made of mud. Inside the truck, authorities found nearly 399 large packets filled with cocaine.
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