The Colombian Navy leads the international campaign against narcotrafficking networks.
The presence of the Brazilian Navy (MB, in Portuguese) in the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon’s (UNIFIL) Maritime Task Force (MTF) represents the Brazilian military’s most important participation in a current peacekeeping mission.
Colombian Armed Forces’ first Joint Command Sergeant Major Argemiro Posso Rivera, spoke with Diálogo about the importance and strides of Colombian noncommissioned officers (NCOs) during the 2019 Senior Enlisted Leader Seminar in Natal, Brazil, August 20-22.
The Uruguayan Armed Forces are known for participating in peacekeeping and humanitarian assistance operations, as they did during Haiti’s reconstruction efforts after the 2010 earthquake.
Diálogo spoke with Ecuadorean Army Brigadier General Fabián Fuel Revelo, director of operations of the Armed Forces Joint Command.
Army General Luis Fernando Navarro Jiménez, commander of the Colombian Military Forces, spoke with Diálogo at the 2019 South American Defense Conference (SOUTHDEC), held in Natal, Brazil, August 20-22.
JIATF South promotes interagency cooperation among partner nations and U.S. agencies to defeat international criminal organizations.
Transnational Organized Crime, One Of The Greatest Threats To South America’s Security And Stability
Diálogo spoke with Brazilian Air Force General Raul Botelho, chairman of the Brazilian Armed Forces’ Joint Chiefs of Staff.
During the Colombian Air Force’s centennial, the institution highlighted its decisive role in the conclusion of the internal conflict, humanitarian assistance, and international cooperation.
U.S. Navy Admiral Craig S. Faller, commander of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), visited Argentina in late June.
More training and professionalization opportunities for the more than 40,000 men and women in the Chilean Army.
SOCSOUTH works with Latin American partners to promote the development of noncommissioned officers in the region.
The South American country was the dominant topic at FIU’s Hemispheric Security Conference.
Diálogo spoke with Admiral Ilques Barbosa Junior, commander of the Brazilian Navy.
Diálogo spoke with Brazilian Marine Corps Major General Nélio de Almeida to learn the details of this partnership.
The Belize Coast Guard modernized its force with new technology, assets, and training.
Around-the-clock multinational counter drug missions impact transnational criminal organizations.
Joint Task Force-Bravo builds partnerships throughout Central America with multinational exercises, humanitarian assistance, disaster relief, and air transportation support.
The Colombian Military Forces’ Joint Special Operations Command focuses on high strategic value targets with the best operational and intelligence capabilities in the country.
U.S. Special Operations Command South, a SOUTHCOM component, works to find and counter threats to the Western Hemisphere.
Diálogo spoke with Peruvian Army General Jorge Orlando Céliz Kuong during his first official visit to the United States as commander of the Peruvian Army.
The military unit of amphibious commandos is based in Rio de Janeiro, but takes part in operations across the country.
The Royal Bahamas Defence Force works with local and regional agencies to achieve regional stability.
The United States should not rule out Russian military involvement in Venezuela, according to the new head of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM).
The Dominican Armed Forces are committed to combatting transnational crime to maintain regional stability
The unit adapted to respond to national and international naval special operations.
The Suriname National Army wants to work closely with partner nations to counter security challenges.
Peruvian Army Brigadier General Hugo Antonio Molina Carazas spoke with Diálogo about the structure and challenges of one of Peru’s main elite forces.
The Peruvian Armed Forces’ Joint Special Operations and Intelligence Command coordinates the country’s counterterrorist operations.
The Peruvian Armed Forces interoperate to counter threats to national and regional security.
The Argentine Navy conducts combined operations to strengthen doctrine, procedures, and training exchanges in different military areas.
The military institution joins regional efforts to counter transnational criminal organizations.
The Guatemalan Navy carries out combined operations with regional countries to block narcotrafficking.
The Mexican Navy signs cooperation agreements to build mutual trust among navies of the hemisphere and contribute to the fight against narcotrafficking.
The Special Operations Command brings together elite units from the Brazilian Army.
The institution strengthens its strategies to keep the country safe from the threats of narcotrafficking and related crimes.
The Peruvian Navy uses human, logistics, and technological resources to win the fight against transnational criminal organizations.
The Brazilian Navy consolidates joint cooperation strategies to fight transnational criminal organizations.
The Honduran Air Force stresses joint and combined work and international cooperation to halt narcotrafficking.
The Uruguayan Air Force strengthens strategies to share information and protect the airspace.
The Dominican Air Force makes progress in the fight against narcotrafficking and interagency work.
Argentina’s Air Force moves ahead to adapt to the demands of the 20th century.
The Mexican Air Force is renewing its air fleet and creating new strategies to combat transnational criminal organizations.
The Panamanian Air and Naval Service strengthens strategies to combat narcotrafficking and promote humanitarian assistance.
WHINSEC Aims to Be Premier Institute for Defense and Security Training and Education in the Americas
The commandant of the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation wants to revolutionize the institution, with the support of the Board of Visitors, U.S. Southern Command, and U.S. Northern Command.
The solid relationship of cooperation between Colombia and the United States takes another step forward.
The Paraguayan Armed Forces overhaul their combat strategies in the fight against transnational criminal organizations.
The Honduran Armed Forces reaffirm interagency cooperation with regional partner nations to counter narcotrafficking and other criminal activities.
Panama reaffirms its commitment to halt the expansion of transnational criminal organizations in the country and the region.
The Guatemalan Army works with Central American armed forces to take down transnational criminal organizations.
The Armed Force of El Salvador promotes interagency work to counter threats from transnational criminal organizations.
Comprehensive Action consolidates government and military efforts to foster development in Colombia.
The peace accords are one step toward perennial peace in Colombia.
U.S. Marine Corps Forces, South works with its Latin American and Caribbean partners to build trust for combined efforts to ensure regional security.
The Haitian Coast Guard shares real-time information with neighboring countries to counter illicit activities at sea.
The first U.S. Army South deputy commanding general of Interoperability took on the challenge of converting interoperability among partner nations into a regional cooperation mechanism.
U.S. Army South’s new commander engages with partner nation armies to develop regional strategies to counter threat networks and support humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations.
The Suriname Air Force wants to engage with countries in the region to fight common security challenges.
The new capacities of the Guatemalan Air Force will directly benefit the population in humanitarian aid, search and rescue, and forest fires operations, among others.
The Bolivian Air Force works on a new integrated radar communications system for the security of its airspace.
The Inter-American Air Forces Academy celebrated its 75th anniversary.
The Peruvian Army prepares to face new challenges to national security with instruction, training, and equipment.
Diálogo spoke with Brazilian Army Command Sergeant Major Osmar Crivelatti about the new role, which denotes more responsibility and more authority to noncommissioned officers.
The only female general officer in the Argentine Navy opens up on gender integration and other relevant topics.
The Chilean Joint Chiefs of Staff focuses its efforts on strategic planning to meet the challenges of the future.
The Colombian National Navy uses intelligence information exchanges and interoperability as strategies for interdiction operations.
The Pacific Operations General Command is ready to assume the operational challenges of the Peruvian Navy.
The Belize Defence Force works closely with neighboring nations to dismantle narcotrafficking networks and their transnational connections.
General Nivaldo Luiz Rossato, commander of the Brazilian Air Force, speaks to Diálogo about the administrative and operational reforms implemented within the institution.
The Guyana Defence Force embraces new avenues to defeat illicit networks.
The Haitian National Police protects the country’s borders to stop transnational organized crime.
Trinidad and Tobago works closely with its regional partners to build and maintain networks to counter the effects of transregional transnational threat networks.
The Armed Forces of the Dominican Republic actively work in the fight against drugs and related crimes.
The Chilean Marine Corps projects itself as a strategic combat unit with unique capabilities.
The Paraguayan Air Force constantly seeks to professionalize its personnel and coordinate regional actions for humanitarian aid.
The Brazilian Air Force possesses unique air capabilities that help victims in the event of natural disasters.
The Argentine Air Force focuses on training its personnel to provide humanitarian aid.
The Peruvian Air Force is an institution that helps citizens during natural disasters.
The Ecuadorian Air Force highlights collaboration with air forces of allied nations to respond to natural disasters.
The Uruguayan Air Force seeks to build new bridges for regional cooperation to face natural disasters in the region.
More than 200 service members of the Peruvian Armed Forces participate in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic.
Diálogo spoke with Brazilian Navy Admiral Ademir Sobrinho about the main challenges he faces as chief of the Brazilian Armed Forces, such as cyberdefense, combating transregional crime, and other relevant issues.
The first military exercise of humanitarian logistics in the Tri-border region between Brazil, Colombia and Peru will be held in November.
The promotion of positive dialogue and collaboration among the Western Hemisphere is fundamental for partner nations in the region.
At the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Games, military athletes held a distinguished place, winning 13 of Brazil’s 19 medals.
Diálogo interviewed General of the Army Juan José Saavedra Fernández, the chief of Uruguay’s Defense General Staff.
Diálogo spoke to Colombian Army General Juan Carlos Salazar Salazar, chief of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of Colombia’s Military Forces, about cyberdefense and other matters.
Brazilian Army General Guilherme Theophilo de Oliveira sat down with Diálogo to explain how the first humanitarian-logistics exercise to be held in South America will be conducted.
Brazilian Air Force General talks to Diálogo during SOUTHDEC 2017.
The U.S. Department of Defense responded quickly to Caribbean partner nation requests for humanitarian assistance and foreign disaster relief following hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Diálogo spoke with Lieutenant General Bari del Valle Sosa, chief of the Joint Staff of the Argentine Armed Forces, about their biggest challenges.
Sixty years after establishing the Joint Command, and two decades after Operation Chavín de Huántar, Peru hosted the 2017 South American Defense Conference.
Diálogo spoke with Peruvian Minister of Defense Jorge Nieto Montesinos during the South American Defense Conference, held in Lima August 21st to 24th.
JFT-Bravo’s five supporting commands work together to achieve strategic effects.
In the Sinai Desert, Uruguayan troops monitor compliance with peacekeeping accords, an important contribution to international peace.
A high-level defense and management system points the Guatemalan Armed Forces towards a new horizon.
Diálogo spoke to Col. Anthony and Col. Viera some months prior to Col. Anthony’s change of command at WHINSEC, on July 19th.
Air Force General Braulio Piris Rojas, the commander of the Paraguayan Armed Forces, spoke with Diálogo during the Fuerzas Comando 2017 military competition, which was held in Paraguay for its 13th edition.
International cooperation, joint capabilities, and joint efforts are the tools that Guatemala uses to counteract international criminal organizations.
Brazilian Army Lieutenant General Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz, who led peace missions in Haiti and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, was recently appointed Brazil’s Public Security Secretary.
The North American country co-hosted the 2017 Central American Security Conference for the first time.
The Jamaican Defence Force is leading its troops into a new era of professionalism and engagements.
The chief of the Joint Staff of Guatemala stated that the police have acquired unprecedented intelligence and investigative capabilities.
Diálogo spoke with Major General Francisco Isaías Álvarez Urbina, chief of the Joint Staff of the Honduran Armed Forces during the Central American Security Conference.
To Win the Battle against Transnational Networks, Nations Must Join Forces and Share Resources and Intelligence
Diálogo spoke with Costa Rican Minister of Public Safety Gustavo Mata Vega during the 2017 Central American Security Conference.
Brigadier General Hernán Araya Santis talks about his challenges as director of Research and Projects for the Chilean Army, as well as his country’s joint projects with the United States.
The Barbados Defence Force has a robust partnership with military, police, and other security agencies in the Caribbean region.
Steered by the Colombian Armed Forces, the nation is stabilizing and consolidating after signing the peace agreement.
With the opening of a new office in Brazil and the expansion of project developments with the Chilean universities and Army, the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command establishes a stronghold in South America.
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Clarence K.K. Chinn spoke to Diálogo about the importance of working together with other countries in the region to keep us all safe.
A dialogue among military and civilian leaders provides an invaluable venue for international cooperation on shared security and defense concerns.
A small joint task force in a strategic airbase with helicopters, expeditionary medical clinics, mobile infrastructure, and other capabilities offers rapid response in austere conditions.
Before taking over the command of the Fleet Marine Squad, Brazilian Marine Major General César Lopes Loureiro talked to Diálogo about his challenges while heading the Amphibious Division.
The military squad is responsible for providing support to the Marine Corps operational groups, with a goal of conducting naval land operations.
Women continue to win battles on the long and winding road to gender equality.
An open conversation with Brazilian Marine Corps Lieutenant General Alexandre José Barreto de Mattos about the challenges of leading the Brazilian Marine Corps.
The strategic focus of U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet is to promote peace, security and stability in the Caribbean and Central and South American regions.
The IADC provides a professionally oriented, multi-disciplinary, graduate-level course of study.
Eradicating gangs in El Salvador is fundamental to regional and national security.
Supporting institutional personnel is a key factor in protecting Guatemalan skies from transnational threats.
Sharing experiences allow for coordinating efforts to confront security threats.
Teamwork and the bonds of friendship between nations are essential tools to maintain regional stability.
The country is preparing to take on security challenges and combat transnational crime in the Western Hemisphere.
The Belize Defence Force wants to stop criminals from using the country as a drug transit point.
The new commander of the 12th Air Force, Air Forces Southern Command engages with Latin America as equal partners.
The Armed Forces Human Rights Center trains military and civilian personnel to promote human rights.
Rear Admiral Oscar Moreira da Silva Filho, commander of Brazil’s Navy Submarine Force, participates in the III International Symposium on Security and Defense.
Terrorist organizations reach their target, with massive communication, wherever they may be.
Regional security and stability is a commitment with the world, says U.S. Navy Admiral Kurt Tidd, SOUTHCOM commander.
MINUSTAH Commander Says That Coordinated Action for Help in Haiti Has Greatly Improved since the 2010 Earthquake
Brazilian Marines were deployed to the hardest-hit region even before Hurricane Matthew hit; part of the Argentine military hospital was transferred to the affected area.
The Colombian Navy ship ‘ARC 7 de Agosto’ joins the international humanitarian aid efforts aimed at helping Haiti’s victims post-Hurricane Matthew.
General Alvani Adao da Silva represented Brazil at the 2016 South American Defense Conference
Peruvian Navy Vice Admiral Gonzalo Ríos Polastri talks about the Inter-American Defense Board
Colombia's history has provided them expertise they can now share during peace keeping missions
Diálogo spoke to Peruvian Admiral Jorge Moscoso, chief of the Joint Command of the Armed Forces, during SOUTHDEC 2016, which took place from August 16th to 19th in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Diálogo spoke to Army General Nelson Eduardo Pintos González, head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for Defense of Uruguay, during the South American Defense Conference (SOUTHDEC) 2016, which took place in Montevideo from August 16th-19th.
Diálogo spoke to Major General Juan Ramón Benegas Ferreira, currently the general director for Information Technology and Communication for the Paraguayan Military Forces, during the South American Defense Conference (SOUTHDEC) 2016 held in Montevideo, Uruguay, from August 16th-19th.
Diálogo spoke to Colonel Adolf Jardim, commander of the National Army of Suriname, during the 2016 South American Defense Conference (SOUTHDEC), held in Montevideo, Uruguay, from August16th to 19th.
Colombia shares its experience in security matters with regional countries while at the same time preparing its Armed Forces to take on new roles on the path toward peace.
The last few weeks saw the activation of the Brazilian Army’s Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense Battalion and its bomb squads. Many of these activities were clearly tests to check out the response capabilities of the security structure set up for the Rio 2016 Olympics.
General Oscar Luis González, commander of the Paraguayan Army, spoke to Diálogo about the NCO exchange program held at the Joint Training Center for Peacekeeping Operations in Asunción, Paraguay.
For the past 15 years, the United States through the Massachusetts National Guard (MANG), has been cooperating with Paraguay.
Lieutenant General Joseph P. DiSalvo, U.S. Southern Command’s Military Deputy Commander, talked to Diálogo about his recent visit to Nicaragua and the common interest the United States and the Central American nation share in increasing the military-to-military relationship between them.