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Nov. 9, 2020

JTF-Bravo Continues to Rescue Victims of Hurricane Eta

Joint Task Force-Bravo continues conducting life-saving efforts in Central America in the wake of Hurricane Eta and has now deployed military members to assist the people of Guatemala.

Nov. 3, 2020

U.S. Navy Joins Regional Allies in Ecuador for 61st UNITAS Exercise

Naval forces from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay, and the United States commenced UNITAS LXI, an annual multinational exercise, Nov. 2 in Manta, Ecuador.

Oct. 29, 2020

SOUTHCOM Hosts U.S.-Chile Space Engagement Talks with U.S. SPACECOM and U.S. Space Force

U.S. Southern Command hosted U.S.-Chile Space Engagement Talks with U.S. military and Chilean representatives during separate virtual sessions Oct. 28-29.

Oct. 28, 2020

SOUTHCOM Commander Visits Central America

Adm. Craig Faller visited Central America Oct. 19 – 23 to meet with leaders in Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador and Costa Rica to discuss continued security cooperation and counter narcotics support.

Oct. 26, 2020

Partnership and trust, SOUTHCOM commander visits Soto Cano AB

Admiral Craig Faller, SOUTHCOM commander, took some time during a regional visit across Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador and Costa Rica to address the men and women of JTF-Bravo and remind them why their presence in this region matters.

Aug. 21, 2020

USS Nitze Recovers Over 3,000 Pounds of Marijuana

EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) with embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) seized 725 kilograms of suspected cocaine and 3,190 pounds of suspected marijuana, August 4.

Aug. 19, 2020

USS Nitze Interdicts Millions in Drugs

The Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) with embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) seized 82 kilograms of suspected cocaine and 2,961 pounds of suspected marijuana, July 29.

Aug. 17, 2020

USS Pinckney Arrives in Manta

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) completed a port visit in Manta, Ecuador for fuel, August 15-16.

Aug. 13, 2020

Southcom Chief: Venezuela's Maduro at Center of 'Vicious Circle of Threats'

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro continues to serve as a threat to the democratic freedom in neighboring nations in South America, the commander of U.S. Southern Command said.

Aug. 13, 2020

SOUTHCOM Hosts New U.S. Space Force 'U.S.-Brazil Space Engagement Talks'

U.S. Southern Command hosted the newly established U.S. Space Force and Brazilian counterparts for virtual U.S.-Brazil Space Engagement Talks.  Not only is this the first senior space flag officer event between the U.S. and Brazil, but it is the first such event for the U.S. Space Force.  

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