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Colombia assists counter-narcotics training

15th August 2017 - 11:19 GMT | by Erwan de Cherisey in Paris


The Colombian Army’s special counter-narcotics brigade (BRCNA) has recently concluded a two-week long training course for military and police officers from around the region.

More than 20 service officers from Costa Rica, the Dominican Republc, Guatemala and Panama took part in the special operations course at the BRCNA base in Larandia, Department of Caquetá, between 21 July and 4 August.

The annual course is the fourth to have been conducted so far and is provided under the joint US-Colombian regional security cooperation plan known as USCAP, which was launched in 2012.

Under the plan Colombia provides its training expertise to

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Erwan de Cherisey


Erwan de Cherisey

Erwan de Cherisey is a writer on international affairs and defence.

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