Politics and Security

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 08:17
Rogelio Ortega, gobernador de Guerrero, consideró que la captura del exedil de Iguala, José Luis Abarca, y su esposa, María de los Ángeles Pineda, representa la posibilidad de encontrar pistas sustantivas para dar con el paradero de los 43 normalistas desaparecidos.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 08:16
El presidente Enrique Peña Nieto anunció este lunes 3 de noviembre que convocará a las fuerzas políticas en los próximos días para unir esfuerzos en favor del Estado de derecho, combatir la corrupción y cerrar el paso a la impunidad, a fin de evitar que se repitan casos como el de Iguala, Guerrero.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 06:46
Tens of thousands of people have protested in Burkina Faso's capital, Ouagadougou, against moves to extend the president's 27-year rule.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 06:25
On Friday, October 24 Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced he would be giving General Miguel Rodríguez Torres a “two week rest” from his post as Minister of Interior, Peace and Justice (MIJ).
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 07:29
Not only have Rio de Janeiro’s violent militia groups dramatically expanded -- growing from just six communities in 2004 to 148 today -- they have also made their presence felt in the lead-up to this Sunday’s election.
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 07:01
The government of President Enrique Peña Nieto is hoping that Thursday's removal from office of the governor of Guerrero state will lower the explosive tension roiling the nation over the Sept. 26 disappearance of 43 college students.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 20:37
El mandatario colombiano se reuniría con el rey Felipe VI y con el presidente del Gobierno, Mariano Rajoy.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 20:06
The governor of the southern Mexico state where 43 college students have gone missing in a case that the authorities say has exposed the deep ties among local politicians, the police and organized crime stepped down on Thursday under pressure from his own party.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 10:22
In an apparent attempt to ease opposition to ongoing peace talks with rebel group FARC, Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos invited his bitter rival, ex-president Alvaro Uribe, to sit down with him and discuss the issue.
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 09:10

Given the unstable political and security climate, U.S. support for Yemen’s security sector remains a top priority. From Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 to 2014, the U.S. government allocated a total of $343 million in U.S. security assistance to Yemen aimed primarily at strengthening the security forces’ capacity to combat terrorism. As the Obama Administration seeks more funding for U.S. security
assistance to Yemen, there are several serious challenges ranging from concern about the use of U.S. drone attacks, Houthi support for the new agreement and high levels of security force corruption and abuse of power.