Southern Command

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 07:24
La Secretaria de Seguridad hondureña comunicó que miembros del Consejo Nacional de Defensa y Seguridad viajaron a los Estados Unidos para mantener una reunión con el Comando Sur de seguimiento a la prevención del narcotráfico. Durante la reunión se revisaron las acciones coordinadas que realizan Honduras y Estados Unidos. Previamente se habían reunido los presidentes de ambos países, asegurando la Secretaria que como resultado se había establecido que el narcotráfico y el crimen organizado son problemas que afectan tanto a Centroamérica, como a los países productores, de tránsito y consumidores de la droga.
Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 05:31
The Pentagon’s Special Operations Command will conduct a social research program in Colombia to help shape future propaganda efforts, newly released military records show.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 11:11

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 11:08

Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 09:43

On January 27th, Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta announced that President Obama has nominated Lt. Gen. John F. Kelly, currently a senior military advisor to the secretary of defense, to be the next commander of U.S. Southern Command, commonly known as SOUTHCOM.

Friday, April 22, 2011 - 11:51
  • This week there were multiple reports in the press about the spreading influence of Mexico's drug cartels:
    • Guy Lawson writes in Rolling Stone about the new ways Mexican drug cartels are operating inside the United States.
    • Reporting from South Carolina, the Los Angeles Times documents Mexican cartels' inroads in the United States.
Friday, August 20, 2010 - 07:15

This Monday marked the beginning of the annual Fuerzas Aliadas PANAMAX 2010 training exercise. Co-sponsored by the U.S. Southern Command and the Panamanian government, the 12-day exercise brings together land, air and sea forces from 18 nations in a joint, combined operation focused on ensuring the defense of the Panama Canal.

Friday, April 30, 2010 - 09:36

Last week, the Pentagon submitted a report to Congress on Iran's military power. This "12-page analysis of Tehran's current and future military strategy" made little mention of Latin America.

Friday, March 26, 2010 - 15:24

Abigail and Adam discuss Secretary of State Clinton's visit to Mexico, rethinking the Mérida Initiative, Southcom testimony in Congress, and allegations of Venezuelan ties to Colombia's FARC.

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