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Brazil will host the 9th Inter-American Naval Telecommunications Conference (IANTC), the most important telecommunications forum between the navies of the Americas. This year’s event, organized by the Brazilian Navy, will take place between May 27 and 31, at the Naval Academy in Rio de Janeiro. T...
Eleven Colombian Soldiers were killed and six other injured in a bombing perpetrated by National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrillas, in a rural area of Norte de Santander department, located in the north east of Colombia on the border with Venezuela, authorities reported on May 22.
Guatemala is to launch a new security program aimed at protecting journalists against organized crime.
Mexico’s Los Zetas drug cartel was receiving high-powered weapons from a woman in San Pedro Sula, Honduran police said following an April 10 raid on the woman’s home..
Ten alleged drug traffickers from the Complexo do Alemão favela in Rio de Janeiro, who escaped to Paraguay after the police occupied this shanty town in 2010, were captured by Paraguayan authorities, Brazilian newspaper O Globo reported on May 21.
On May 21, the Colombian guerrilla group National Liberation Army (ELN) handed over to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) a Colombian woman who had been kidnapped in August 2012, the humanitarian organization reported.
A woman was promoted to Army General for the first time in the history of Bolivia, during a ceremony held on May 21, where she was granted her saber by President Evo Morales, Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, as mandated by the Constitution.
On May 18, the Brazilian Military started Operation Ágata 7 along the entire Brazilian border, which includes ten South American countries.