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Russia announced Naval Bases in LatAm: Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua.

Russia announced Naval Bases in LatAm: Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua.

  According to RIA Novosti, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Russia is looking to build military bases in Vietnam, Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua, the Seychelles, Singapore and several other countries. GO…

Press Freedom: The Americas second best in the world, says Reporters without Borders. Mexico an exception.

Press Freedom: The Americas second best in the world, says Reporters without Borders. Mexico an exception.

The 2014 Press Freedom Index made by Reporters without Borders , rates media freedom during 2013 in 180 countries based on violations including deaths, attacks, abductions, exile and censorship of journalists, and by…

Corruption impact LatAm, says U.S. 2014 Human Right Report.

Corruption impact LatAm, says U.S. 2014 Human Right Report.

The 2014 Human Rights Practices report emphasizes the impact of corruption in most Latin American countries, but in particular in countries where organized crime has a strong presence such as Mexico, Guatemala and Colombia. In Mexico,…

School security: Teachers train to face attackers.

School security: Teachers train to face attackers.

Since the deadly school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, last year, school security plans have included arming teachers, adding police officers and armed security guards, changing how schools are designed and…

O.A.S. Interamerican Human Rights Court: is valid & legal to use military to fight crime and maintain order.

O.A.S. Interamerican Human Rights Court: is valid & legal to use military to fight crime and maintain order.

The President of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights  (CIDH) of the Organization of the American States (O.A.S.) the Peruvian Judge Diego Garcia Sayan has endorsed the legality of the…

Patriot missiles protect Raytheon´s flow of orders.

Patriot  missiles protect Raytheon´s flow of orders.

US defense prime Raytheon Co. (NYSE:RTN) sees its Patriot air and missile defense system presenting a “never-ending opportunity” for the company, by bringing in billions of dollars’ worth of orders…

You need two to tango: with Mexico backing out, Obama is also downplaying narcotics as region’s overriding issue.

You need two to tango: with Mexico backing out, Obama is also downplaying narcotics as region’s overriding issue.

Last week, Mr. Obama returned to capitals in Latin America with a vastly different message. Relationships with countries racked by drug violence and organized crime should focus more on economic…

Chavez is dead and Venezuela is in a deep crisis.

Chavez is dead and Venezuela is in a deep crisis.

CARACAS, Venezuela — President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela died Tuesday afternoon after a long battle with cancer, the venezuelan  government announced. His departure  alters the political balance in Venezuela,  and…

Brits accused Argies of developing rockets to threaten Falklands/Malvinas Islands.

Brits accused Argies of developing rockets to threaten Falklands/Malvinas Islands.

According to The Sunday Times, Argentina is developing missile technology that could threaten the Malvinas/Falkland Islands. The british newspaper has learnt that military scientists in Argentina are building a rocket…

“War on drugs” is over in Mexico.

“War on drugs” is over in Mexico.

Mexico City.- By command of President Peña, and starting immediately, Mexico’s Federal Police and military personnel will read a series of legal rights to suspects — including rights to know…

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