A look at humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in Haiti
Central America confronts dangerous drug trafficking problems
Central American gangs (more commonly known as maras in the region) have increasingly become a security threat. What role do the armed forces play in combating this threat?
Military leaders from the region attending the conference shared their thoughts about the effects of illicit trafficking, the rise of criminal gangs and the ways to combat them.
Although kidnapping, theft and pickpocketing are common in sev- eral areas of Guatemala, Antigua has been spared this fate after a zero-tolerance policy toward crime was implemented.
Salvadoran Defense Minister Gen. David Munguía Payés discusses how the country is fighting violent criminals
Militaries share training and technology
Colombia and Mexico cooperate on targeting drug cartels