Aug. 29, 2018
Argentina hosts 2018 South American Defense Conference
Military and civilian leaders from 11 nations met Aug. 28-29 in Buenos Aires, Argentina to take part in the 2018 South American Defense Conference (SOUTHDEC).
July 30, 2018
Paraguay President-Elect Visits U.S. Southern Command
Paraguayan President-elect Mario Abdo Benitez visited U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) today. He met with Adm. Kurt Tidd, SOUTHCOM commander, and other senior leaders to discuss the U.S.-Paraguay defense partnership.
July 14, 2018
Colombian President-elect Ivan Duque visits U.S. Southern Command
MIAMI (July 14, 2018) -- Colombian President-elect Ivan Duque visited U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) headquarters today, where he met with Adm. Kurt Tidd, SOUTHCOM commander and other leaders from the headquarters to learn more about the command and its defense partnership with Colombia. Duque visited the headquarters as he prepares to assume the presidency of Colombia Aug. 7.
May 10, 2018
2018 Central American Security Conference focuses on threat networks, regional collaboration
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador —
Defense and public security leaders from Central America joined their counterparts from U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) and observers from five partner nations during the 2018 Central American Security Conference (CENTSEC) May 9-10 in San Salvador.
April 27, 2018
Adm. Tidd visits Barbados and Trinidad & Tobago
U.S. Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command, visited Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago April 25 – 26 to meet with leaders and discuss U.S. security cooperation with both nations.
March 23, 2018
Adm. Tidd visits Chile, discusses security cooperation with leaders
The commander of U.S. Southern Command, Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, visited Chile to meet with the nation’s top defense leaders to discuss security cooperation.
July 27, 2017
SOUTHCOM Commander visits Paraguay for regional, bilateral meetings
ASUNCIÓN, Paraguay -- U.S. Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), conducted his first official visit to Paraguay July 23-27, where he met with Paraguayan President Horacio Cartés.
March 28, 2017
Duke Univ. Forum: SOUTHCOM Commander Shares Perspectives on Security in Latin America, Caribbean
VIDEO: Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command, along with retired Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, the previous Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discussed security issues in Latin America and the Caribbean during a forum at Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy.