Alumni News

  • Jan 21, 2012
    CHDS hosted an Alumni Working meeting in Port of Spain, which coincided with the National Security Planning Workshop held there. The alumni event was well attended and included a successful virtual component in which three separate groups participated: the Jamaican Alumni Chapter, a Haitian group, and CHDS Alumni Affairs coordinators. The US...

  • Jan 19, 2012
    CHDS hosted an Alumni Working meeting in Port of Spain, which coincided with the National Security Planning Workshop held there. The alumni event was well attended and included a successful virtual component in which three separate groups participated: the Jamaican Alumni Chapter, a Haitian group, and CHDS Alumni Affairs coordinators. The US...

  • Oct 24, 2011
    The newly-formed CHDS Honduran Alumni Association held its first workshop on October 20, 2011, which coincided with a visit from the CHDS NationLab team that was in Tegucigalpa for the 2011 NationLab Honduras. The workshop, held at the Hotel Minister Suite, included a presentation by Dr. Evan Ellis on “Trade between Honduras and China, The...

  • Dec 27, 2010
    On December 14-15, CHDS held a day and a half long seminar in Buenos Aires, Argentina for the launch of the book: Seguridad y Defensa en Tiempos del Bicentenario: Visiones desde Argentina y Chile . (Security and Defense during the Bicentennial: Visions from Argentina and Chile). The book was compiled by Mariano Bartolomé, a CHDS graduate, and many...

  • Nov 17, 2010
    Colombia SDP 2009 Lieutenant Colonel García Nieto died in a terrorist attack on November 1, 2010 in Putumayo, Colombia as the result of a landmine activated by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). LTC García Nieto was a battalion commander who served in the Colombian armed forces for more than 21 years and had received 10 special...

  • Sep 10, 2010
    Over 180 participants attended a two day security and defense conference sponsored by the CHDS Peruvian Alumni Association. The conference was held at the Swissotel in Lima, Peru and marked a very successful inaugural event for the association. Invited guest speakers included Leo Gleser of Israel, Admiral Carlos Tello Aliaga of Peru, COL Juan...

  • Mar 09, 2010
    Rear Admiral (ret.) Juan Rodríguez Kelley, director of Peru’s "Strategic Leadership for Defense and Crisis Management Course" (known by its Spanish acronym, CEDEYAC), which won the Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies’ (CHDS) first William J. Perry Award for educational excellence, has been named as director general for education at the Ministry...

  • Dec 10, 2009
    Honduras NSPW 2009 The General (ret.) Julián Arístides González, Head of the Anti-Narcotics Directorate of Honduras, was murdered by unknown persons in the capital of that Central American country, one day after he denounced that the drug trafficking from South America was alternating his Operation routes to Honduras, a country that is frequently...

  • Oct 14, 2009
    Argentina DPRM 2004, ICCT 2007 The ideas presented here are those of the author, and do not necessarily represent those of the Department of Defense (DoD), National Defense University (NDU), The William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies. For any use, either as a whole or as part of, or for its publication, requires coordination with...

  • Oct 02, 2009
    Venezuela APS 2006, SDP 2006, TCI 2008 The ideas presented here are those of the author, and do not necessarily represent those of the Department of Defense (DoD), National Defense University (NDU), The William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies. For any use, either as a whole or as part of, or for its publication, requires...

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