Hemispheric Defense Studies


Officers linked to human rights abuses in Latin America 1

Senior U.S. officials say professors should have been more carefully vetted By Julia Harte and R. Jeffrey Smith 11:30 pm, March 11, 2015 – Updated: 6:08 pm, March 31, 2015 Update, Mar. 31, 2015, 5:43 p.m.: On March 27, journalists at the McClatchy newspaper chain published an article stating that the Pentagon continued to pay one of the foreign military officers described in this article after his U.S. visa was revoked. Details are below. Carlos Alberto Ospina Ovalle was deep in the Colombian mountains in the autumn of 1997, directing an Army brigade in a major offensive against a group […]


US Aid to Belize 2008 – 2013

Grant military and police aid to Belize, All Programs, 2008-2013 Aid Program 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Program Total Section 1004 Counter-Drug Assistance 869,000 1,416,000 5,133,000 8,993,000 3,919,000 3,919,000 24,249,000 Non-Security Assistance – Unified Command 589,890 811,528 811,528 811,528 811,528 811,528 4,647,530 Section 1206 Train and Equip Authority 2,768,191 2,768,191 Foreign Military Financing 200,000 200,000 200,000 850,000 1,450,000 Service Academies 354,221 214,641 214,641 214,641 214,641 214,641 1,427,426 International Military Education and Training 216,000 267,095 258,000 190,000 190,000 180,000 1,301,095 Counter-Terrorism Fellowship Program 10,078 79,281 79,281 79,281 79,281 79,281 406,483 Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies 39,200 24,360 24,360 24,360 24,360 […]