The Peruvian Congress passed a bill on December 13 that prohibits teachers that have been prosecuted for terrorism, drug trafficking or sexual abuse to teach in educational institutions for police and Armed Forces, informed the Secretariat of the Legislative Power.
On November 4, a total of 130 troops from the Brazilian Navy, Army, and Air Force (FAB) boarded a KC-137 airplane bound for the Haitian capital of Port au Prince, where they will form part of the new Brazilian contingent in the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH).
Argentina’s and Chile’s Joint Staffs are carrying out the combined exercise “Southern Cross I” from November 5 – 9 in the city of Bahía Blanca, Argentina.
A Bolivian plane with 60 tons of food supplies and water for the victims of hurricane Sandy, arrived in Holguín (east Cuba) on November 3, in what is the first shipment of the 120 tons approved by Evo Morales’s government, the local press reported.
Representatives of the U.S. Embassy in Lima, the Southern Command of the United States (SOUTHCOM) and the Virgin of Loreto Association in Ica, Peru, handed over more than $53,000 in folders, desks, school kits and medical supplies to surrounding communities participating in New Horizons 2012. At ...
Simulating an earthquake in order to train for a potential disaster needing the cooperation of both countries, the Joint Staff of Chile carried out joint-combined training exercise “Solidaridad 2012” with its Argentinean counterparts from October 15 – 19 in the province of Mendoza, Argentina.
With the emergence of social media and other 21st century web innovations, crisis response actors across the globe continue to ponder how best to leverage such tools to improve multi-national response to those events.
Water, food, medicine, blankets and tents. Haiti lacked all of it at first, when chaos and surprise seized the people of Haiti during the earthquake that devastated the country in January 2010.