Dialogo Americas

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 07:29
The Chilean Air Force (FACh) recently trained with the U.S. Air Force (USAF) on the best ways to use night vision goggles (NVG) in F-16 fighter jets. The training will strengthen the nighttime operations of the FACh. A team of three specialists from the 12th Air Force of the USAF traveled to Chile to train for four weeks with technical personnel from the FACh. The training focused on improving maintenance procedures and the correct use of NVG.
Friday, March 6, 2015 - 06:32
The Honduran Military continues to conduct widespread efforts to destroy the airstrips in the region in order to curb the influx of narco flights. As part of this effort, the National Inter-Institutional Security Force (FUSINA for its Spanish acronym), which is comprised of Military and police, follows a four-phase systematic approach to eradicating landing strips
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 07:54
After more than 50 years since having introduced a new aircraft, the U.S. Navy’s Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Force (MPRF) is moving forward with a new aircraft for Naval Aviation. It last introduced the P-3 Orion as its latest and greatest in 1961, launching it to be operational in 1966.
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 06:56
Special teams from the Chilean Army and Navy have been deployed throughout the country with a goal of intervening in 22 mined areas and destroying 19,000 terrestrial explosives in 2015.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 07:30
Even when a government has carried out the most assiduous narcotics control law enforcement measures, a country can be placed on the United States Major Drug Transit or Major Illicit Drug Producing Countries list. This is exactly what happened to Belize for Fiscal Year 2015. Major drug transit or illicit drug producing countries are placed on the list due to the combination of geographic, commercial, and economic factors that allow drugs to be produced and transported within its boundaries.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 07:25
The agreement allows the two countries to engage in joint training to combat transnational criminal organizations. The pact also regulates the actions of U.S. personnel in the Caribbean nation related to visits, training, exercises, humanitarian efforts, and other activities mutually agreed upon by the countries.
Monday, February 23, 2015 - 21:34
According to a 2012 report from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, transnational organized crime in Guatemala comes at a price and is usually in the form of violence.
Friday, February 13, 2015 - 06:34
The Dominican Navy launched “Amphibious Shield,” a security operation to combat drug trafficking and illegal fishing in the northern and southern regions of the country.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 07:23
The Honduran Armed Forces are once again signing up boys and girls for its social outreach youth program, "Guardians of the Nation." The goal of the program, is to provide juveniles skills they would otherwise not have access to and opportunities to become mentally, physically, and emotionally stronger.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 07:16
The goals of the cooperative agreement include stopping narco-flights and the trafficking of other contraband, such as firearms, according to FAB Colonel Airton Miguel Yasbeck, Jr., who commands the FAB group headquartered in Luque, about 15 km from Asunción, Paraguay’s capital city.