Colombian National Army Captures Alleged FARC Guerrillas

first_imgHonduras is a key transshipment point for South American narcotics. Nearly 90 percent of the cocaine that reaches the United States comes through Mexico and Central America, according to the United Nations International Narcotics Control Board. Troops with Honduras’s National Interagency Security Force (FUSINA), an elite unit comprised of Army Soldiers and National Police agents, has seized 28,285 kilograms of marijuana and 11,727 kilograms of cocaine, in addition to arresting 13,649 suspects since its creation on January 27, 2014. In the year since it began operations, FUSINA also seized $13.3 million; 3,392 guns; 17,770 rounds of ammunition; and 13 grenades, according to Lieutenant Colonel Santos Nolasco, FUSINA spokesman. Law enforcement officials suspect the detainees of several offenses, including extortion, conspiracy, committing acts of rebellion, and possession of illegal weapons. Soldiers made the arrests based on information obtained from nine suspected FARC members who were arrested in January. FUSINA in Honduras seized large amounts of drugs in 2014 The administration of President Juan Orlando Hernández launched the elite unit to combat narco-trafficking, extortion, organized crime groups, and violence nationwide. It also destroyed numerous clandestine airstrips used by narco-traffickers in addition to seizing an undisclosed number of automobiles, motorcycles, and property. By Dialogo February 03, 2015 Troops with Honduras’s National Interagency Security Force (FUSINA), an elite unit comprised of Army Soldiers and National Police agents, has seized 28,285 kilograms of marijuana and 11,727 kilograms of cocaine, in addition to arresting 13,649 suspects since its creation on January 27, 2014. Law enforcement officials suspect the detainees of several offenses, including extortion, conspiracy, committing acts of rebellion, and possession of illegal weapons. Soldiers made the arrests based on information obtained from nine suspected FARC members who were arrested in January. The FARC, which is the nation’s largest terrorist group, uses proceeds from narco-trafficking to finance its criminal activities. FUSINA in Honduras seized large amounts of drugs in 2014 The dismantling of the airstrips is having a positive impact. The Guatemalan Military reported that it detected a small number of narco-flights in the country’s air space in 2014, compared to an average of 12 a month in 2013. Colombian National Army Soldiers captured 11 suspected Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas in several cities and municipalities, the Military said on January 28. The dismantling of the airstrips is having a positive impact. The Guatemalan Military reported that it detected a small number of narco-flights in the country’s air space in 2014, compared to an average of 12 a month in 2013. It also destroyed numerous clandestine airstrips used by narco-traffickers in addition to seizing an undisclosed number of automobiles, motorcycles, and property. In the year since it began operations, FUSINA also seized $13.3 million; 3,392 guns; 17,770 rounds of ammunition; and 13 grenades, according to Lieutenant Colonel Santos Nolasco, FUSINA spokesman. Honduras is a key transshipment point for South American narcotics. Nearly 90 percent of the cocaine that reaches the United States comes through Mexico and Central America, according to the United Nations International Narcotics Control Board. The FARC, which is the nation’s largest terrorist group, uses proceeds from narco-trafficking to finance its criminal activities. Colombian National Army Soldiers captured 11 suspected Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas in several cities and municipalities, the Military said on January 28. The administration of President Juan Orlando Hernández launched the elite unit to combat narco-trafficking, extortion, organized crime groups, and violence nationwide. last_img read more

5 useful tips to protect your financial institution from cyber attacks

first_imgEveryone knows that fraud, in all its forms, is expensive. According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the typical organization loses 5% of its revenue any given year to fraud. Assuming you don’t want to hand over 5% of your financial institution’s revenue to fraudsters each year, here are some tips to tighten your electronic controls and prevent cyber attacks, which affect the majority of companies on a daily or weekly basis.1. Ensure all computers are running the most up-to-date operating system, web browser, and softwareEvery time a software manufacturer releases a new version, it will include fixes and updates that “plug holes” and prevent hackers from accessing your systems. Be sure to update all your systems and software to the latest versions whenever available, and install patches regularly. Just one outdated computer provides a criminal with easy access to your institution’s and members’ records, files, and financial information. continue reading » 11SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

2016 NCAA Tournament: Beat writers fill out their own brackets

first_img Comments With the 2016 NCAA Tournament officially starting Tuesday, beat writers Sam Blum, Jesse Dougherty and Matt Schneidman filled out their own brackets. Each of them is below, and feel free to critique our picks in the comments section. Happy March Madness.Sam Blum’s bracketJesse Dougherty’s bracketAdvertisementThis is placeholder textMatt Schneidman’s bracket Facebook Twitter Google+center_img Published on March 15, 2016 at 11:35 amlast_img

PICTURE SPECIAL: RUNNERS DO DONEGAL PROUD IN DERRY’S WALLED CITY MARATHON

first_imgIT’S the toughest race there is.But they’re made of tough stuff here in Donegal.So here’s a picture special from local entries in the Walled City Marathon in Derry on Sunday. And all the results are here:http://www.derrydaily.net/2014/06/01/walled-city-marathon-full-result-where-did-you-finish/  PICTURE SPECIAL: RUNNERS DO DONEGAL PROUD IN DERRY’S WALLED CITY MARATHON was last modified: June 1st, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:derry cityFinn Valley ACInishowen ACLIfford ACWalled City Marathonlast_img read more