Tag Archives: Colombia

U.S. Joins South American Partners to Discuss Common Space Opportunities; Lt. Col. Peter Atkinson Quoted

Space Security

The U.S. Space Force, U.S. Space Command and U.S. Southern Command jointly held a virtual event with South American partners to highlight multi-national space security cooperation in the region. The Americas Space Conference gathered stakeholders from Peru, Chile, Brazil, Colombia and the U.S. to discuss common interests in space-focused national security, USSPACECOM said Friday.

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Hughes Installs 1,000th Satellite-Enabled Express Wi-Fi Hotspot Under Facebook Connectivity Partnership; Bhanu Durvasula Quoted

Hughes Network Systems has partnered with Facebook Connectivity to integrate Express Wi-Fi hotspots in Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. The company has announced today that it has implemented 1,000 Express Wi-Fi hotspots, providing affordable internet access to rural communities. 

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DoD Pledges Continued Support for Colombia’s Peace Process

The Defense Department has pledged $10 million to aid the Colombian government’s humanitarian mine clearance operations as part of the U.S.’ continued support for the ongoing peace process in Colombia, DoD News reported Monday. DoD News reports that Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and his Colombian counterpart Luis Carlos Villegas talked about bilateral military relations Monday over the phone. …

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PADF, Boeing, Colombia Govt Team for Sustainable Livelihood Program

Boeing and the Pan American Development Foundation have worked with the Colombian government to help more than 10,000 indigenous and African descendant families living Colombia’s rural areas with their livelihoods. Colombia’s government launched the one-year project in March 2013 with the goal of providing food security and income generating activities …

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