UNASUR

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 11:17
Cartagena de Indias– En el marco del encuentro de la Unión de Naciones Suramericanas -Unasur- y en el pleno de sesiones de la X Reunión de Ministros del Consejo de Defensa Suramericano, celebrada en Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, se ha aprobado el estatuto y el reglamento de la Escuela Suramericana de Defensa -ESD-, cuya sede será la ciudad de Quito, Ecuador y en un hecho histórico de fortalecimiento de la integridad regional en materia de defensa.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 08:09
Los ministros de la Defensa de los doce países que hacen parte de la Unión de Naciones Suramericanas (Unasur) se reunieron en la ciudad de Cartagena de Indias, como evento central de la sesión del Consejo de Defensa Suramericano (CDS).
Wednesday, June 9, 2010 - 09:22

On a March 2008 visit to Washington, Brazilian Defense Minister Nelson Jobim announced an intention to create a South American Defense Council (SADC), a body “based on the principles of non-intervention, sovereignty and territoriality.” Jobim then toured the region to get support for the SADC initiative.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010 - 16:29

On Tuesday, heads of state from South America met in Buenos Aires, Argentina for a summit meeting of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR). Many topics were discussed at the summit, including the election of its first secretary general, Arizona's controversial immigration law, Argentina's right to the Falkland Islands (Malvinas), and Paraguay's fight against the leftist guerrilla group, the Paraguayan People's Army (EPP).

Friday, February 12, 2010 - 15:18

Abigail and Adam review news from the week: Costa Rica's elections, the Colombian defense minister's visit, re-election in Colombia, and the UNASUR summit in Quito.

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Thursday, December 3, 2009 - 15:13

On Friday, November 27, defense and foreign ministers from the Union of South American Nations' Unasur member nations gathered in Quito, Ecuador to address growing regional tensions. Topics on the table included continuing concerns about the Colombia-U.S.

Monday, August 31, 2009 - 12:21

Last Friday, the 12 heads of state of UNASUR member countries met in Bariloche, Argentina for a special meeting convened to discuss the pending U.S.-Colombia military base agreement, among other topics. Many of the region's leaders took their turn speaking out against the agreement and the potential for an increased U.S. military presence in South America. However, the final declaration that all members signed did not officially condemn the proposal.

Thursday, August 27, 2009 - 14:09

Presidents from 12 South American countries will gather tomorrow in Bariloche, Argentina for a meeting of UNASUR, the Union of South American Nations. The meeting was initially convened earlier this month in order to discuss the pending U.S.-Colombia military base agreement that is worrying many of the continent's leaders, and the topic is still going to be the main point of discussion and perhaps contention.

Monday, August 10, 2009 - 14:18

Today, South American leaders who are members of the Union of South American Nations, or UNASUR, met in Quito, Ecuador, where the discussion centered on the proposed agreement between the United States and Colombia to increase the presence of the U.S. military at seven Colombian bases.