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France's defense minister announced here Friday that his country will purchase 14 MRTT aerial refueling tanker aircraft from Spain. continue reading »
Mexico's army offered members of the media a tour of its most state-of-the-art training facility, including an up-close look at an exclusive virtual simulation system that soldiers must master prior to live firearms drills. continue reading »
Five soldiers were killed and five others wounded in a firefight with an armed group near the Mazangaro base in the central Peruvian region of Junin, the Armed Forces Joint Command said Thursday. continue reading »
Fighting between leftist FARC guerrillas and the Colombian security forces in the southwestern province of Cauca has driven more than 2,800 indigenous and mestizo people from their homes. continue reading »
The opposition candidate for the Venezuelan presidency, Henrique Capriles, said Saturday that a message he addressed to the armed forces went over "very well" and added that the "threats" of the "other candidate," a reference to President Hugo Chavez, will not divert his "energy" from the job at hand. continue reading »
Five people were killed in a clash with army soldiers and state police on a highway in the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, officials said. continue reading »
The father of policeman Cesar Vilca, missing for 20 days after his unit came under attack by suspected guerrillas, found his son's dead body in the jungles of southern Peru, local media reported. continue reading »