Security

Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 06:44
The United States and Argentina signed agreements on trade, security and narcotics Tuesday, before Presidents Barack Obama and Argentine President Mauricio Macri held a joint news conference.
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 07:26

A hearing in the House Committee on Foreign Affairs to discuss the challenge of border security in Latin America. 

Friday, March 18, 2016 - 06:48
Police broke up fights between opposing groups of demonstrators outside Brazil’s National Congress building and protests flared in other cities Thursday as the country descended into political chaos amid a standoff between the judiciary and the government.
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 07:13
Argentina settled with an additional seven creditors holding defaulted sovereign bonds for $190 million, Daniel Pollack, the court-appointed mediator in the long-running case said in a statement on Wednesday.
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 07:05
Between 2010 and 2015, Salvadorans were registering firearms at a rate of 11,000 per year. This suggests 30 new firearms were registered every day in a country where the vast majority of crimes are committed with guns. In a market that had sales of almost $2 million in 2014, four firms dominated gun imports.
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 06:13
Back in September, the Colombian government and the country’s main guerilla group set March 23 as the deadline to sign a peace agreement. The move would wrap up years of negotiations and put an end to the country’s five-decade conflict with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). But with several complicated points still unresolved, both sides are backing off the March 23 itself, albeit still committed to signing an agreement in 2016.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 06:39
Nestora Salgado is a dual US-Mexican citizen and former child bride who led a community uprising to fight drug cartels in one of Mexico's most dangerous states. She became a heroine for some and a villain for others, and has spent over two years in jail accused of kidnapping.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 06:15
President Barack Obama's administration will announce further measures to ease travel and trade restrictions on Cuba on March 17, ahead of his historic visit to the Communist-ruled island this month, U.S. congressional sources said on Tuesday.
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 07:00
El Salvador's president says he has brought together the three branches of government and the attorney general to analyze what measures can be taken in the face of spiraling gang violence.
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 07:11
Several unknown assailants broke into Caceres' home early Thursday and killed her. She was a prominent Indigenous and social movement leader.

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