US Navy to reactivate Latin American command

The US Navy is going to reactivate its Latin American command, the Fourth Fleet, for the first time since 1950.

Friday, May 9, 2008

The Fourth Fleet was deactivated in the wake of the second world war, but as of July 1 the US Navy will once again have a high-level command specifically charged with supervision of its units in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Nicaragua Enables Russian Military Presence in Caribbean

April 2014

At the same time as maintaining strong cooperation ties with the United States in the fight against drug trafficking, Nicaragua is carrying out naval exercises with the Russian Navy.

An article on Actualidad.rt.com reports that "... Russia and Nicaragua carried out these joint exercises in the Caribbean Sea in recent days in order to help combat illicit trafficking of drugs and put an end to the use of Central America as a main transit corridor.

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