Tag: <span>National Guard</span>

US to Bring Drug Trafficking Charges Against Top Venezuelan Military Official

Top Story — U.S. authorities will unseal drug trafficking charges against the head of Venezuela’s armed forces, who formerly headed the country’s anti-drug unit, as part of the U.S. government’s […] Read More >

Venezuela Sends National Guard To The Streets To Fight Crime

Today in Latin America Top Story — Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez has deployed thousands of troops to combat violent crime in Caracas and two neighboring states. On Thursday, Chávez ordered more than […] Read More >

Obama To Send 1,200 National Guard Troops To Mexican Border

More than a thousand troops will soon travel to the Southwest, assigned to bolster border protection. President Barack Obama’s pledge to move 1,200 National Guard troops comes after criticism of […] Read More >