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Quito Ecuador: Journalist at Television Station Receives suspicious package, building evacuated

Evacuate Teleamazonas for suspected explosive device

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Journalists, cameramen and all personnel on the Teleamazonas channel were evacuated to police members to analyze a package sent to journalist Janeth Hinostroza who had cables inside. Police personnel, specialized in explosives, went to Teleamazonas to analyze the package that was sent to the journalist Janeth Hinostroza. Photo: Alfredo Lagla / EL COMERCIO According to information issued by Colonel Juan Carlos Iza, there is a package inside which is presumed to be an explosive device. The envelope has no sender but was addressed to Janeth Hinostroza . Inside it would have found a device with cables, which was submitted to analysis . Karen Calero, the channel’s receptionist, said the envelope arrived at noon on Wednesday, February 15, and was delivered Thursday morning to journalist Hinostroza. According to him, they thought it was a gift for Valentine. The package was not opened. Xavier Suárez, a news producer , says that when the journalist received the package he realized that he had more weight than normal and trying to open it found cables , so he reported the emergency. In images broadcast by the journalists of the channel, on Twitter, you can see that on the cover of the content of the envelope had the title: Who are behind corruption? Irrefutable evidence. Investigations of the anti-explosive equipment continue in the building. In the meantime, the channel staff is maintained in the exteriors. “The place must be isolated to protect the safety of people,” says Iza. The perimeter is also closed. Antonio Granda Centeno Avenue, in the north of the city, was fenced off while the staff of the Intervention and Rescue Group (GIR) performed the inspection on the premises. The vehicular traffic in that sector was suspended. Members of the Fire Department of Quito and the GIR evacuated the people who were inside the installations of the Teleamazonas channel, this February 16, 2017. Photo: Alfredo Lagla / EL COMERCIO Ampliar Members of the Fire Department of Quito and the GIR evacuated the people who were inside the installations of the Teleamazonas channel, this February 16, 2017.

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Even Teleamazonas also arrived members of the Quito Fire Department and the Metropolitan Emergency Operations Center (COE-M). The workers of the building had to leave the facilities of the Teleamazonas channel, after a bomb threat in the building in Quito. Photo: Twitter Corps of Firemen of Quito Ampliar The workers of the building had to leave the facilities of the Teleamazonas channel, after a bomb threat in the building in Quito. Photo: Twitter Corps of Firemen of Quito GIR says Gabriela Rivadeneira received a CD case with explosives Enrique Ayala Mora suffered aggression that caused a traumatic brain injury Tags Quito Security TV Teleamazonas evacuation bomb threat News Feed 28610. Did this news serve you ?: Yes ( 68 ) No ( 19 ) In case you missed it Taxpayers should be more attentive to income tax, which is mandatory for those who record income of USD 11 290 per year, according to the new table for the payment of the tax published on the website of the Internal Revenue Service (S An abc of the tax calendar for 2017 Enter the text here The taxpayer’s first and last names are required so that you can check the value of the property tax you will have to pay in 2017. Photo: Screenshot Check the value of the property tax for this 2017 in Quito Enter the text here Last minute 14:25 Yoreli Rincón seeks to continue ‘making history’ in Colombia’s first women’s league 13:51 Business sector urges prosecutors to act swiftly on Odebrecht case 13:25 Controversy in Argentina over government decision to reduce pension surges 13:16 Police confirm that over delivered on Teleamazonas for Janeth Hinostroza contains a detonating capsule 13:35 A bomb threat is being investigated at Correos del Ecuador, in the north of Quito see more THE LAST IN VIDEOS Anne Malherbe, wife of President Rafael Correa and professor of the educational center where the events occurred would accompany the group that defended the man accused of sexual abuse. Photo: Eduardo Terán / EL COMERCIO. Planton for and against a teacher in Quito Fire Atucucho video Intercambiador Carapungo video ‘Dalo’ gave statements about aggression to uncle of Jprge Glas INTERCULTURAL CONTENT festival A week for the montuvia culture The folkloric group Mashipura, of the canton Milagro, will be presented today within the framework of the event. normative Anti-discrimination Ordinance in Esmeraldas The representatives of the Afro organizations of the ‘Green Province’ met to propose public policies. environment Ancestral techniques help seeds For 20 years, Roberto Tocagón has managed to maintain more than 120 crops thanks to which the seeds used are preserved through the application of ancestral techniques. Photo: Courtesy Senescyt identity Brews and potions, part of the tsachilas PHOTOS: JUAN CARLOS PÉREZ / FOR TRADE Purification rituals include blowing drinks on the body of the ‘patient’. DIGITAL SUPPLEMENTS BLOGS Most Recent + Read The Empty Chair Corruption and impunity: readings and alternatives Fausto Segovia Baus Sports Planet At Deportivo Quito, good intentions no longer reach Santiago Guerrero The handsome one from the bar Lies and truths of the paperwork of El Nacional with Tucumán Alejandro Ribadeneira Stories without borders Closure of the Central African Republic airport refugee camp Physicians Without Borders The Empty Chair Politically incorrect topics Fausto Segovia Baus The + READ 1 Evacuate Teleamazonas for explosive sent to journalist Janeth Hinostroza 2 GIR says Gabriela Rivadeneira received a CD case with explosives see more The + Shared 1 Evacuate Teleamazonas for explosive sent to journalist Janeth Hinostroza 2 Red Tech was formed the same day it signed an agreement to produce electric cars in Yachay, according to data from the ‘Super’ of Companies see more Present Elections 2017 Trends Travel Build Afull GuaiFai Flavors Cold noses sports Playoffs Olympic Games Data Opinion Editorial Caricatures Columnists Letters to the Editor Services Rate Subscription Print edition RSS Feed Mobile app Previous Editions Billing Multimedia Videos Audios Photogallery Blogs Site Map . Credits . Contacts . . Privacy policies . Blog Policies . Code of Ethics © Copyright 2016 Grupo EL COMERCIO The total or partial reproduction, by any means, of all the contents without express authorization of Grupo EL COMERCIO Terms and Conditions.

At 10:00 am, investigations continued inside Teleamazonas due to the arrival of a suspicious package. Police personnel, specialized in explosives, went to Teleamazonas to analyze the package that was sent to the journalist Janeth Hinostroza. Photo: Alfredo Lagla / EL COMERCIO Ampliar Police personnel, specialized in explosives, went to Teleamazonas to analyze the package that was sent to the journalist Janeth Hinostroza. Photo: Alfredo Lagla / EL COMERCIO According to information issued by Colonel Juan Carlos Iza, there is a package inside which is presumed to be an explosive device. The envelope has no sender but was addressed to Janeth Hinostroza . Inside it would have found a device with cables, which was submitted to analysis . Karen Calero, the channel’s receptionist, said the envelope arrived at noon on Wednesday, February 15, and was delivered Thursday morning to journalist Hinostroza. According to him, they thought it was a gift for Valentine. The package was not opened. Xavier Suárez, a news producer , says that when the journalist received the package he realized that he had more weight than normal and trying to open it found cables , so he reported the emergency. In images broadcast by the journalists of the channel, on Twitter, you can see that on the cover of the content of the envelope had the title: Who are behind corruption? Irrefutable evidence. Investigations of the anti-explosive equipment continue in the building. In the meantime, the channel staff is maintained in the exteriors. “The place must be isolated to protect the safety of people,” says Iza. The perimeter is also closed. Antonio Granda Centeno Avenue, in the north of the city, was fenced off while the staff of the Intervention and Rescue Group (GIR) performed the inspection on the premises. The vehicular traffic in that sector was suspended. Members of the Fire Department of Quito and the GIR evacuated the people who were inside the installations of the Teleamazonas channel, this February 16, 2017. Photo: Alfredo Lagla / EL COMERCIO Ampliar Members of the Fire Department of Quito and the GIR evacuated the people who were inside the installations of the Teleamazonas channel, this February 16, 2017. Photo: Alfredo Lagla / EL COMERCIO Even Teleamazonas also arrived members of the Quito Fire Department and the Metropolitan Emergency Operations Center (COE-M). The workers of the building had to leave the facilities of the Teleamazonas channel, after a bomb threat in the building in Quito. Photo: Twitter Corps of Firemen of Quito Ampliar The workers of the building had to leave the facilities of the Teleamazonas channel, after a bomb threat in the building in Quito. Read Article

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Colombia: Military deactivates landmines in Antioquia planted by FARC

caracol.com reported that Artillery Battalion No.4 ‘Colonel Jorge Eduardo Sánchez Rodríguez’ Organic Fourth Army Brigade, reported on the location and destruction Artillery Battalion Colonel Jorge Eduardo Sanchez Rodriguez, two mines planted by 36 Front guerrillas of the FARC, the side of a road in the village of La Calera Briceño Township, in northern Antioquia. The […]

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Tungurahua Ecuador: Firearms, ammunition detained being manufactured in small shops

In joint operation that took place on Friday between police and members of the Department of Army arms control, firearms were found, mainly shotguns, two workshops, as well as ammunition and military use bullets hidden in a chicken coop. Police Intendant Tungurahua, Alex Valladares, noted that the work is true after investigations by military intelligence […]

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Otavalo Ecuador: couple detained transporting pentolite and blasting caps

Extra.ec reported that military intelligence achieved the seizure of explosives and arrested a pair of 41 and 43 years were given to the Judicial Police, Otavalo. It happened in the area of ​​Magdalena, Angajalka community. Were involved together with a lead vehicle, PBC-5672 plate, where it was found pentolite units 256 and 354 cylindrical blasting […]

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Colombia: Army and Navy joint operation seize three tons explosives near Ecuador border

spanish.china.org.cn reported that the Army and Navy of Colombia seized three tons of explosives and an arsenal in the department of Nariño (southwest), which borders Ecuador, according to reports released today on Radio Nacional de Colombia. “The first creek (hiding) consisted of 3,000 kilograms of ammonium nitrate and 145 IEDs type landmine. Structure in wood […]

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Laguna Figueroa Argentina: military finalizes demining process of 1400 explosives

elpinguino.com reported that three months after the start of the demining process in the Laguna Figueroa, in the province of Ultima Esperanza, was finalized officially leaving the work clean the land of 1,400 explosives. In the latter area was withdrawn signage that realized the warning “minefield”, work that was attended by provincial and municipal authorities […]

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Nogales Arizona: authorities seize 249 magazines designed for assault-style rifles

Nogalesinternational.com reported that a traffic stop in Nogales last week yielded 249 gun magazines for assault-style rifles that investigators say were likely meant to be smuggled into Mexico. According to Lt. Carlos Jimenez of the Nogales Police Department, NPD officers stopped a gold-colored sedan at approximately 3 p.m. on Jan. 17 at the intersection of […]

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Colombia: Military units defuse landmines belonging to FARC

OPEN SOURCE INTELLIGENCE MONITORING IN LATIN AMERICA – In the last hours in the departments of Cundinamarca and Meta, explosives experts destroyed in a controlled four landmines, belonging to Jose Antonio Anzoategui 53 crew of the FARC. The first action was carried out by troops of General Francisco Landazábal N13 Artillery, where they found in […]

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La Tola Ecuador: 1300 sticks of pentolite sticks seized, presumed destination Colombia

Police and Amadas Forces discovered a warehouse where they were hiding tacos pentolite 1316 sticks. It is presumed that the explosives were destined for rebel groups north of the border. EVIDENCE. The soldiers arrived at the La Tola, Canton Eloy Alfaro in Esmeraldas province, had a search warrant to review four wineries. The document was […]

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According to military general, FARC purchasing more weapons in Ecuador

The FARC have increased the purchase of weapons in Ecuador since the start of the peace process with the government of Colombia, at the discretion of Brigadier General Fernando Proaño Daza, who commands the Ecuadorian military deployed on the border. In recent days the Operational Command Number 1 “North” has discovered a weapons and craft […]

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Colombia: 4.3 tons of explosives seized at FARC camp Ricaurte

The material was found in two underground bunkers and would be destined for attacks on electrical towers and Pipelines. National Army sources disclosed the seizure of 4.3 tons of explosives in Nupe village in the municipality of Alto Ricaurte, Nariño. The explosives were hidden in a FARC camp, underground bunker in two wood, when they […]

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Barrancabermeja Colombia: landmine discovered near oil port

Specialized staff of the Technical Research Office, CTI, Barrancabermeja, conducted the controlled detonation of an explosive device type landmine, which was found by some farmers in the village Cauldrons, located on the Pan American Highway, which covers the air The Hermit Lizama-Rio. “In recent days the information was received on the sidewalk Peroles had found […]

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Mexico: EPR and EPRI guerrilla groups rearming with automatic rifles and rocket launchers

nortedigital.mx reported that: Mexico Navy warns guerrillas Popular Revolutionary Army (EPR) and the Revolutionary Army of the Insurgent People (EPRI) have been rearmed with automatic rifles and rocket launchers also have in their arsenals. EPR (Popular Revolutionary Army) known locations of operations: Guerrero, Oaxaca, Chiapas, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Michoacán, Morelos, Puebla, Querétaro, Tlaxcala, Veracruz and Mexico […]

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Colombia: Army seizes explosives on road between Neiva – Palermo

During the military actions undertaken by the men of the Ninth Brigade in the main road of the Department, it was possible the seizure of material and explosives, apparently belonging to the front 66 of the FARC Joselo Lozada. Military action was recorded at mile two on the road from the city of Neiva leads […]

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Colombia: police destroy 105 kilos of explosives belonging to FARC

Through the information provided by a citizen, it was possible the discovery and subsequent destruction of 105 kilos of explosives, which would be used by members of the third front for criminal activities against the security forces. The National Police managed the location of a cache of explosives in rural district plots The Fountainhead, in […]

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Honduras: increase in numbers of deaths due to manufacturing of fireworks, explosives

Colonel Manuel Zelaya of Tegucigalpa Fire Department said this morning, “We regret what is happening, and we quantified a number of 16 people affected by the powder, we had even people who have died in San Lorenzo and La Paz, are people adults and children who work in centers where they make rockets. ” The […]

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Totoró Colombia: truck bomb in front of hospital deactivated by military

According to elpais.com.co, a truck bomb was defused in the early hours of Thursday 29 Brigade troops, against Totoró hospital center, where in the afternoon and evening of Wednesday, the FARC harassed and attacked the police station for three hours. Colonel Henry Piraquive, commander of Brigade 29, reported that the material was loaded automotive high […]

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Tulcán Ecuador: Authorities seize explosives, military uniforms

A total of 50 blocks pentolite (explosives) and 12 type camouflage military uniforms were found by police in a building in the city of Tulcán, near the border with Colombia according to telegrafo.com.ec. The soldiers arrested the Ecuadorian Veronica A. 28 and the Colombian Rodrigo P., 32, who were turned over to the competent authorities […]

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Colombia: Cache of weapons, munitions located in Los Bagres

It was discovered a cache that had several grenades and rifle ammunition. In the township of Los Bagres, found a cache with 3 grenades Im-26 and 85 cartridges 5.56. Explosives and ammunition were found thanks to information provided by a citizen. The ammunition apparently criminal gangs, was left to the Prosecutor 10 local San Alberto. […]

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Lago Agrio Ecuador: 10,000 rounds of ammunition seized on bus

Armed Forces personnel, core operating Amazonas, pertaining to operational command No. 1 North, reported that on November 10, at about 07:30, there was a military checkpoint, specifically in the 5km road Puerto El Carmen Lago Agrio, which allowed the seizure of approximately 10,000 rounds 7.62mm, which were transported by bus from the cooperative Putumayo, KAB-179 […]

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Colombia: fifteen injured in explosion at police station, FARC believed to be responsible

A uniformed and fourteen civilians were injured in a minor by shrapnel from an explosive device that FARC guerrillas fired at the police station in the municipality of Suarez, Cauca department, regional authorities said Monday. At least fifteen houses and the building of the Police were damaged in the attack, which occurred on Sunday night, […]

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Subversive groups in Colombia receive much of their weapon supplies through border with Ecuador

A rifle costs $ 5200, a 4000 machine gun, a pistol and a revolver 1200 USD 800. Those prices were written with a ballpoint pen red on a white paper and crumpled. Appeared alongside images of each weapon found in a cabin Sealed Stone sector. In the last hours, this site jungle, in the northeast […]

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Mexico: two suspected members of Los Zetas logistics team apprehended

Yesterday the Secretary of the Navy of Mexico, Naval personnel captured two suspected logistics operators of “Los Zetas”, in the state of Coahuila. The incident occurred during a patrol in the Latin American colony, when marine elements observed two people who stepped off a vehicle carrying rifles and then enter into a house, so we […]

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Jalisco Mexico: admitted member of Knights of Templar detained with explosives, drugs, firearm

A man who identified himself as a member of The Knights Templar cartel was arrested by the Public Security Secretariat of State (SSPE) because he secured a firearm, explosives and drugs, in the municipality of Quitupan. Read Article

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Peru: Man detained trafficking dynamite on interprovincial bus

Intensified operational by the Highway Police yesterday led to the arrest of a subject who was traveling in an interprovincial bus carrying his belongings over 60 sticks of dynamite. The man suspected to be explosives trafficker was transferred to the Criminal Investigation Division of Camana, according to elpueblo.com.pe. The police action came last Friday at […]

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Colombia: Three children injured in crossfire of Military and FARC

Three children were injured during clashes early hours of today fought the army and the sixth column in front of the FARC in rural area of Corinth, northern Cauca. The armed clash occurred in the villages of El tablazo and Miravalle where the community was in the midst of gunshots and tatucos launched by the […]

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Colombia: Military seizes cache of explosives to be used in terrorist attacks by FARC

Military units located in the last hours a cache with abundant explosives, mines destroyed three high power and captured a person accused of murder, in development of offensive operations in the departments of Caquetá and Putumayo, according to miputumayo.com.co. On the sidewalk Angura municipality of Puerto Asis, Putumayo, troops of the Southern Naval Force in […]

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Colombia: homemade explosives leave 65 dead since 2011

Homemade explosives have left 65 dead since 2011: Police In March 2012, three university students were killed when bomb exploded potatoes were making in the home of one of them in Suba. File WEEK In March 2012, three college killed when bomb exploded potatoes were making in the home of one of them in Suba. […]

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Ecuador: dynamite seized in clandestine mines in area under exploration by Canadian firm

More than 390 sticks of dynamite were seized from people who mined from underground, gold mines, located in Piglio, Canaribamba parish, canton St. Elizabeth, yesterday. No one was arrested. Oscar Troy, head of the Third Army Division Tarqui said it also retained 20 sacks of ammonium nitrate, explosive explogel, riodin violet, shotguns, 1,709 blocks of […]

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Peruvian explosives company to enter Colombian market

Exsa, the largest company of explosives for mining in Peru, could invest in Colombia and Argentina following the recent purchase of the most important Brazilian explosives company, together with its Chilean partner Enaex. Gustavo Gomez-Sanchez, Exsa commercial manager, said the expansion plans of the company in the region go hand in hand with the growth […]

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El Paujil Caqueta Colombia: Explosives and weapons seized by military

Nine explosive charges that would have detonated in a row, in addition to weapons, anti-explosive units found in the municipality of El Paujil in Caquetá according to m.rcnradio.com. Colonel Carlos Vargas, Caquetá police commander, told RCN News nine charges that were found installed in sequence. Read Article

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500 kilos explosives seized in operation against ELN on Colombia – Ecuador border

sipse.com reported that Colombian authorities seized half a ton of explosives in an operation against the rebel National Liberation Army (ELN) on the border with Ecuador, said the Army and disseminated Notimex. War material was found by soldiers of Task Force Pegasus in the rural area of Mallama, in the southern department of Nariño, during […]

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Recoleta Chile: Explosive device detonated outside Police DNA laboratory

The detonation of an explosive device early this morning mobilized troops Police Special Operations Group (BEPGs) of Police to the National Institute of DNA, located in Peru Avenue corner of Santos Dumont, district of Recoleta. It was established that the device was left in the front yard of the compound and detonated at about 5:20 […]

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Peru: Club owner threatened with dynamite

Sporting Club president Pizarro, Moscoso Evaristo Cruz, was the victim of a threat, after unknown assailants at his home left him two sticks of dynamite, apparently to intimidate according to diariocorreo.pe. The explosives were with their wicks, and were left in a dark bag on the balcony of the aforementioned property, located in San Pedro […]

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Colombia: Military continues offensive, heavy fighting against FARC 48

6 terrorists neutralized, destroyed 20 explosive devices and the tailoring of the southern block Florence. In developing an offensive forward in the last 24 hours by units of the Sixth Division of the Army, in coordination with the Air Force, Navy, Police and the CTI. 6 terrorists were neutralized gang 48 of the FARC seized […]

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Areas of Bolivia go unchecked in terms of dynamite sales, lack of safety controls

La-razon.comThe mayor of Llallagua, Abel Montes, complements the marketing of this material is not regulated at the local level. “It is also a mining town and no problem with handling dynamite because since we manipulate young people”, argues the authority, who learned to detonate explosives when he was 14. None of the respondents mentioned the […]

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Mexico: 65 percent of seized weapons, assault rifles

informador.com.mx reported Before President Felipe Calderón began the fight against the drug cartels in 2006, secured the four thousand weapons, mostly handguns. Five years later, the proportion was reversed and in 2011 accounted for 65% of guns seized weapons. The total amount of arsenal found in the country increased eightfold during that time, less than […]

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Mexico increases imports of weapons and ammunition 209 percent through August 2012

Elmanana.com reported that Mexico imported weapons and ammunition of 56.9 million dollars $ 9 million from January to August, ie 49 percent more than the same period of 2011 and a 209 percent above the 2006 record, according to foreign trade statistics of the Bank of Mexico. This category includes everything from military-style weapons, guns, […]

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Colombia: Military neutralizes explosive devices to be used in attack against public

On the frame of the operations made by men from the Army against the guerrilla structures from the Farc, in the last hours were neutralized 10 handmade explosive artifacts which were going to be used against the civilian population. Initially, soldiers from the Vulcano Task Force in the sector known as Caño Escondido in the […]

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Culiacán Mexico: Nearly 2,000 weapons, explosives turned in to authorities

This year, voluntary donations were collected for 1,907 thousand firearms and explosive devices in the state, and received an unusual population of submarine torpedo and mortar, artifacts classified as war equipment, plus 144 grenades. Genaro García Castro, executive secretary of the State Board of Elections, said the closure of the 11 Donation Campaign and Firearms […]

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Colombia: Army destroys explosive devices belonging to FARC and ELN

REQUIRE MEDIA MONITORING — CUSTOM PROGRAMS FOR FOLLOWING EVENTS IN LATIN AMERICA In the last 24 hours men from the National Army located six death traps in different departments of the country on the frame of the offensive operations headed against the terrorist cells from the Farc and the ELN. The first action was headed […]

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