Security

Friday, July 8, 2016 - 06:59
Earlier in June, U.S. Army Colonel Jonathon R. Moelter, chief of U.S. Southern Command’s (SOUTHCOM) Communications Systems Directorate (J-6) and co-chairman to the U.S.-Colombia Command, Control, and Interoperability Board (CCIB), led a 13-member U.S. delegation to Bogota, Colombia and the first ever U.S.-Colombia CCIB.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 06:51
A new poll shows that recent corruption scandals in Guatemala appear to have damaged the credibility of the country's armed forces and political elites, while an internationally supported anti-corruption commission has become the country's most-trusted institution.
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 07:11

Various experts from the field of international development will testify regarding the efficacy of current United States development policy across the globe.

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 06:48
USSOUTHCOM and other international actors have been acting to further certain peace and development projects as a pathway to security in Latin America,
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 07:02
The first group of United Nations observers arrived in Colombia to help with the monitoring and verification of the recently signed bilateral cease-fire between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, a U.N. spokesperson Farhan Haq confirmed Tuesday.
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 07:14
The number of homicides in May reached levels unseen during the administration of Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto, and the fact that they are more widespread makes the trend increasingly difficult for authorities to reverse.
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 07:03
U.S. Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), and a delegation of senior U.S. government officials were in Cartagena June 24 to participate in a ministerial-level dialogue on defense and security in Central America’s Northern Triangle.
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 07:00
Members of a commission established to purge Honduras’ National Police reported receiving increased death threats just hours after three police generals were kicked off the force on the commission’s recommendation.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 06:56
Brazil’s federal government has agreed to provide emergency funding to Rio de Janeiro state after the host of this year’s summer Olympics declared an emergency as it runs short of cash weeks before the start of the games, O Globo reported.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 06:53
At least eight people were killed in clashes in southern Mexico over the weekend when police and members of a teachers' union faced off in violent confrontations, a senior state official said, piling fresh pressure on the country's embattled ruling party.

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