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Area of Responsibility

The U.S. Southern Command Area of Responsibility encompasses 31 countries and 16 dependencies and areas of special sovereignty. The region represents about one-sixth of the landmass of the world assigned to regional unified commands.

SOUTHCOM´s Area of Responsibility includes:

  • The land mass of Latin America south of Mexico
  • The waters adjacent to Central and South America
  • The Caribbean Sea

Information about countries and areas of special sovereignty (www.state.gov) 

Antigua & Barbuda     |     Argentina     |     Aruba     |     Barbados

Belize     |     Bolivia     |     Brazil     |     Cayman Islands

Chile     |     Colombia     |     Cuba     |     Costa Rica

Curacao     |     Dominica     |     Dominican Republic     |     Ecuador

El Salvador     |    Grenada     |     Guatemala     |     Guyana

Haiti     |     Honduras     |     Jamaica     |     Nicaragua

Panama     |     Paraguay     |     Peru     |     St. Kitts & Nevis

St. Lucia     |     St. Vincent & the Grenadines     |     Suriname

Trinidad and Tobago     |     Uruguay     |     Venezuela


SOUTHCOM Area of Responsibility Map

Map of Central America & South America delineating SOUTHCOM area of responsiblity 

    

SOUTHCOM FOCUS AREAS