Pino announced that next year Sambo Barracks and three more will open to convert traditional farm barracks into model barracks.
The Minister of Public Security, Juan Manuel Pino, inaugurated a new surveillance center located in the Capite district, in Darien County, in the presence of the Chargé d’Affairs of the United States Embassy in Panama, Stuart Tuttle, Attorney General. General in charge of the nation, Javier Carabalo and Director of the National Frontier Service (Senafront), Aurel Ortega.
During a working tour of this county, Secretary Pino noted that this new police observation post is part of transforming the farm barracks into a modular barracks, so that NBS units have optimal conditions to conduct their operations. .
We are doing all of this to protect the communities in the border regions. “Next year, we plan to open sambo barracks and other barracks with the aim of converting the traditional farm barracks into modular barracks,” Minister Pino added.
The creation of this center was made possible by the support it received from the Bravo Joint Task Force, which in January last year transported materials to this community that can only be reached by air and sea.
They celebrate the first anniversary of the permanent stationing of three helicopters in Darien
On the other hand, Minister Benno, Tuttle and Attorney General Karabalu participated in the anniversary celebration one year after the permanent stationing of three of six UH-1H helicopters for training, security training and humanitarian aid in Darin province.
The designated air teams in Darien County are the product of the CARSI-MÉRIDA agreement signed between the governments of Panama and the United States, under the INL Panama Aviation Program.
In this regard, Minister Pineau indicated that in the past six months, more than 100 hours have been used. An escape to mobilize operational groups and humanitarian aid in hard-to-reach areas.
“It is worth noting that during this period important missions were accomplished, including: air patrols in border areas, arresting criminals, and seizure of illegal materials and illegal weapons.” She said.
On his part, Tuttle congratulated the INL Panama Group for its valuable efforts in providing security and humanitarian aid to communities in hard-to-reach areas.
Stuart Tuttle added: “We are pleased with the good use of these helicopters, not only in humanitarian aid but also in missions against organized crime.”