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The morning applicants came from Mexico, Ecuador, El Salvador and Columbia, Peru, Bolivia, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Barbados.
Even though the April 24-25 Central America Security Conference was a military-hosted event, the security threats transcend the defense realm and require a whole-of-government approach, army Col. Barbara Fick, chief of Southcom's political-military ...
First, it has been senior conventional military officers who are at least partly responsible for the failures in Afghanistan and Iraq, and Moyar seems to forget that more than 100,000 conventional military forces were present in both Afghanistan and ...
The Mara Salvatrucha, as they are otherwise known, trace back to El Salvador's brutal civil war. After the conflict dragged on for 10 years, fueled in part by President Ronald Reagan's military aid to Salvadoran death squads, the United States became ...
Survivors of 1981's El Mozote massacre are closer than ever to justice after the reopening of an investigation, which started 25 years ago, into the army-led killing of about 1,000 people. The massacre is a horrific ... Salvadoran legal records show ...
The historic event took place in Cozumel and encompassed cooperation initiatives to strengthen regional security.
army vet Marinna Rollins and her soldier boyfriend, Jarren Heng, were recently arrested after shooting her PTSD therapy dog, Cam, multiple times with a rifle execution-style and at close range.
Both national militaries remain largely incapable of securing their own borders. Given the almost certain likelihood that advisory efforts will be a mainstay of future U.S.
Salvadoran army Captain Rafael A. Monterrosa is the U.S. Army Training & Doctrine Command's Officer Instructor of the Year for 2016.
Countries taking part in the graduating class other than the United States include Belize, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, and Peru. Sub-Tenente Osmar Crivelatti ...
Ten of the world's leading human rights organizations, including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, have chosen three human rights defenders from Cambodia, El Salvador and Egypt as this year's finalists for the prestigious Martin Ennals ...
It is particularly absurd and inhumane to demand it of a child, including the thousands of unaccompanied minors fleeing the murderous streets of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala to seek asylum in the United States. Nonprofit activist groups and ...
The assessment said the group was made up of Salvadoran nationals and first-generation Salvadoran-Americans. The FBI at the time did not provide a breakdown of how many of the gang's members were immigrants or U.S.
NEW YORK - When Salvadoran immigrant Joselin Marroquin-Torres became flustered in front of a federal immigration judge in New York and forgot to give her asylum application, a woman she had just met stood up to provide it.
The constitutionalists distributed arms to the general population to fight against the military forces, which led to the revolutionary overthrow of the military-installed government. The U.S., with its tentacles deep in Dominican affairs, invaded the ...
Romero was killed on March 24, 1980 because he had delivered a stinging sermon on March 23, defending the poor and purporting to "command" the army "in the name of God" to defy military orders to kill civilians. "Before an order to kill that ... Romero ...
President Donald Trump walks past a Uniformed secret Service police on the North Portico upon arrival at the White House in Washington, Saturday, April 22, 2017, from a visit to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce ...
With this historic step, El Salvador looks to prevent environmental damage for its lands and health hazards for its people (though quarrying and the mining of non-metallic materials such as coal will continue), and also to provide an example for the ...
In a year that would later see history made in Tiananmen and Berlin, as Japan's economy swelled and Saddam Hussein eyed Kuwait, George HW Bush began his presidency with a promise to rein in military spending and close Reagan's deficit. Bush suffered ...
MS-13, which was formed in Los Angeles in the 1980s by immigrants fleeing El Salvador's civil war, is known for its brutal violence, including machete attacks and home invasions.
Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visited the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Saturday to bestow a Purple Heart award to a soldier injured last month in Afghanistan.
US Vice-President Mike Pence (left) told media at a joint news conference held with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Sydney yesterday that the deal would be subject to vetting and honouring it "doesn't mean that we admire the agreement".
In 2010, I took my first Habitat Global Village trip to El Salvador with my fellow ReStore volunteer friends and some staff members.
In this April 20, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump listens in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Among the most consistent features of President Donald Trump's public statements is his drive to take credit and assign blame.
Moroccan and US forces are among nearly 1,300 troops from across the world taking part in a major military exercise in southern Morocco, the American embassy and military officials said. military personnel from Britain, France, Germany, Mali ...
Korean People's army (KPA) soldiers attend a military parade marking the 105th anniversary of the birth of late North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung, in Pyongyang on April 15.
From April 4th to 7th, government officials and military leaders from 81 nations from different continents gathered for the largest defense and security expo in Latin America - the 11th edition of LAAD Defence & Security.
Twenty-six years ago, a small group of families arrived in the area that is now the community of Rutilio Grande, El Salvador, one of Davis' sister cities. The families traveled ... Padre Grande was assassinated by the Salvadoran military in 1977. In ...
On March 29, El Salvador's multi-party National Legislature stood up to enormous pressure from global mining corporations and passed the world's first comprehensive ban on metals mining, a toxic industry that threatens El Salvador's water supply ...
Twenty-six years ago, a small group of families arrived in the area that is now the community of Rutilio Grande, El Salvador, one of Davis' sister cities. The families traveled ... Padre Grande was assassinated by the Salvadoran military in 1977. In ...
El Mozote, El Salvador, April 19 (Reuters) - Survivors of 1981's El Mozote massacre are closer than ever to justice after the reopening of an investigation begun more than a quarter-century ago into the army-led killing of about 1,000 people, casting ...
Guatemala, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Military Deputy Commander of U.S. Southern Command, Lieutenant General of the army (LTG) Joseph P. DiSalvo, will open today in Guatemala the regional military exercises called Humanitarian Allied Forces (FAHUM), in ...
In that case, El Salvadoran refugee Olimpia Lazo-Majano had been beaten, raped, and threatened with death by a member of the Salvadoran military, yet her request for asylum had been denied. Noonan ruled that her persecution was an expression of her ...
U.S. Army Capt. Rolando Reyes "high fives" teammate and mentor Sgt. Ryan McIntosh during training for the sitting volleyball event for the Warrior Care and Transition's army Trials at Fort Bliss, Texas, April 3, 2017. About 80 wounded, ill and injured ...
On Sunday, the Sudanese army announced that the Chief of General Staff, Lieutenant General Emad Al-Din Mustafa Adawi, had left Khartoum to attend the two-day conference in Stuttgart, Germany, from 18-20 April.
Two MS-13 gang members, formerly of El Salvador, Miguel Alvarez-Flores, left, and Diego Hernandez-Rivera, appeared in court last month in Houston.
The diminutive pupuseria is dwarfed by an encroaching army of shiny condos. In the summer, ladies sell spicy mangoes in the shadow of a Target complex.
For the past fifteen years, Casa Libre has served as a refuge for unaccompanied minors who arrive in Southern California from the violence-prone Northern Triangle countries of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador. Many of those children have been ...
Nationalization or attempted nationalization of land from U.S. Corporations led the United States to conduct or encourage military coups and proxy wars in Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Chile and elsewhere. Fidel Castro's nationalizations of Cuba's ...
Winnipeg, Manitoba - Of all places on earth, Naimo Ahmed found herself here, at the end of a 16,000-mile journey, inside a Salvation army shelter as temperatures pushed well below freezing in this remote Canadian prairie city. ... She was born in ...
Callahan, veteran U.S. death squad diplomat from Honduras to Iraq, replied he foresaw no change because U.S. policy in the region has been the same for decades.
But few remember the others: Cambodia, Granada, Panama, El Salvador and too many more to list here. Today, America is involved in ... The army was disbanded and the largest military base in the capital of San Jose was turned into a museum. While today ...
Examples such as these - or the Rotary club programs that send local high-schoolers and club members to El Salvador or Nicaragua each winter to build permanent homes in small villages - are so numerous we couldn't name them all in this space.
In the last century, American military imperialism has destabilized and impoverished over a dozen sovereign nations, including Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Vietnam, Cambodia, Korea, Iraq and Afghanistan. In each instance, we justified these ...
1984 - U.S. President Reagan sent emergency military aid to El Salvador without congressional approval. 1984 - Christopher Walker was killed in a fight with police in New Hampshire.
"This is a celebration that is joined not by just the military, but the community who understand that the foundation of defense is a civilization that believes in a peaceful use of power," he said.
Security analysts see the military moves in Central America as a possible rebuttal to the increased US military presence in Eastern Europe, showing that Russia can also strut in the United States' back yard.
The U.S. Intelligence Community intercepted communications between Syrian military officials and chemical weapons experts discussing preparations for a chemical attack in northern Syria last week, CNN reported Wednesday.


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