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International criminal gangs like Mara Salvatrucha and “La 18” sending foot soldiers into the U.S.

International criminal gangs like Mara Salvatrucha  and “La 18” sending foot soldiers into the U.S.

Criminal networks with Latin American roots, such as MS-13 and the 18th Street gang, are using the administration’s open-door policy at the border to slip in recruits that are causing…

Historic: In UN, Uruguay´s Foreign Minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa highlighted The Americas as a zone of peace.

Historic: In UN, Uruguay´s Foreign Minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa highlighted The Americas as a zone of peace.

  January 26th , 2016.-  In a UN Security Council session described as  “historic”  by its participants, the 15-member organ presided this month by Uruguay, adopted unanimously last Monday ,…

Report.- Risk Rating Kidnapping in Mexico and regions of the world acc to german agency.

Report.- Risk Rating Kidnapping in Mexico and regions of the world acc to german agency.

EXOP’s Kidnapping Risk Overview provides a short global overview and trend about the kidnapping risk for foreigners and local staff of international companies and organisations. The Center for Research &…

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,…

Bachelet with 62%, new elect President in Chile.

Bachelet with 62%, new elect President in Chile.

The Socialist candidate Michelle Bachelet pulled off a dramatic return to Chile’s presidency in Sunday’s election and quickly promised radical reform to the country’s education system, higher taxes on businesses…

Chile runoff likely, but Michelle Bachelet surely wins presidential election next month.

Chile runoff likely, but Michelle Bachelet surely wins presidential election next month.

Popular center-left candidate Michelle Bachelet is poised to win Chile’s presidential election next month, but eight other candidates jostling in the first round may push the vote to a runoff,…

Israel offers tanks, planes, missile boats for sale to Chile and Ecuador among others.

Israel offers tanks, planes, missile boats for sale to Chile and Ecuador among others.

      Israel Army announced a two years sales program of israeli used weaponry. The program will turn bases into sales-lots for tanks, armored personnel carriers, warships, combat flight…

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…

Peruvian taxi destroyed in old border minefield

Peruvian taxi destroyed in old border minefield

Chilean army explosives specialists recovered the remains of a Peruvian taxi out of a minefield on Saturday. At least one person was killed in the explosion that tore apart the taxi the…

US seeks help from South America to counter China

US seeks help from South America to counter China

During his trip to Colombia, Brazil and Chile this week, US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta emphasized the role of those three neighbor countries as military partners in a region where U.S. influence is being…

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