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Crime and Internal Strife Remain Greatest Drivers of Military Spending in Latin America

The greatest threat to most Latin American governments is internal. Even though transitioning to a democracy and using effective counterinsurgency strategies have successfully defeated...

Ecuador expels US officers, cancels military program

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa has ordered all US military officers to leave the country by the end of month and canceled a security cooperation...

Russia Seeks New Arms Deals on Growing Latin American Market

Russia will actively seek new deals on the Latin American arms market, which it expects to reach a value of $50 billion in the...

Russia Seeks New Arms Deals on Growing Latin American Market

Russia will actively seek new deals on the Latin American arms market, which it expects to reach a value of $50 billion in the...

Embraer and AgustaWestland to Join Forces In Latin America

Embraer S.A. and AgustaWestland today announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding aiming at establishing a joint-venture which could lead to the...

Iran blasts Obama for Latin America law

Iran on Tuesday blasted US President Barack Obama for enacting a law aimed at countering Tehran's alleged influence in Latin America, saying it was...

Latin American Defence Procurement Pushing Ahead Despite Global Recession

Brazil continues to lead the way in Latin American defence expenditure. Upcoming and ongoing programmes means that Brazilian budgets over the next decade will...

Chile, Peru, Colombia and Mexico form Pacific Alliance

Chile, Peru, Colombia and Mexico signed an accord Wednesday creating the Pacific Alliance to more deeply integrate their economies, and develop new trade links...

Brazil Defence and Security Report Q2 2012

As Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff completes her first full year in power, the country shows every sign of retaining its place as the regional...

Sukhoi Promotes the Su-35 Fighter to the Latin American Market

The Sukhoi Company will show off its multipurpose Su-35 fighter of the 4++ generation at the upcoming on March 27 17th International Aerospace Exhibition...