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Report.- Risk Rating Kidnapping in Mexico and regions of the world acc to german agency.

Report.- Risk Rating Kidnapping in Mexico and regions of the world acc to german agency.

EXOP’s Kidnapping Risk Overview provides a short global overview and trend about the kidnapping risk for foreigners and local staff of international companies and organisations. The Center for Research &…

Corruption impact LatAm, says U.S. 2014 Human Right Report.

Corruption impact LatAm, says U.S. 2014 Human Right Report.

The 2014 Human Rights Practices report emphasizes the impact of corruption in most Latin American countries, but in particular in countries where organized crime has a strong presence such as Mexico, Guatemala and Colombia. In Mexico,…

Costa Rica doing intel on latinamerican criminal organizations.

Costa Rica doing intel on latinamerican criminal organizations.

The Public Security Ministry introduced legislation that, if approved, will allow a special team of intelligence agents placed at “tico” embassies and consulates could spy on criminal organizations in Colombia,…

You need two to tango: with Mexico backing out, Obama is also downplaying narcotics as region’s overriding issue.

You need two to tango: with Mexico backing out, Obama is also downplaying narcotics as region’s overriding issue.

Last week, Mr. Obama returned to capitals in Latin America with a vastly different message. Relationships with countries racked by drug violence and organized crime should focus more on economic…

Top United Nations officials call for war on organized crime in Central America

Top United Nations officials call for war on organized crime in Central America

Senior United Nations officials yesterday drew the world’s attention to threats posed by transnational organized crime and drug trafficking in Central America and called for concerted global efforts to combat…

US and Colombia agree on regional security cooperation plan

US and Colombia agree on regional security cooperation plan

  In response to growing bilateral and multilateral dialogues on citizen security, Presidents Obama and Santos met today on the margins of the VI Summit of the Americas in Cartagena,…

Biden faced with legalization question on Latin America trip

Biden faced with legalization question on Latin America trip

Vice President Joe Biden on Sunday began a tour of Latin America under intense pressure from business and political leaders to speak on a topic that no U.S. official wants…

Montevideo: 11th Summit of Latin America Interpol Working Group on cyber & tech crime

Montevideo: 11th Summit of Latin America Interpol Working Group on cyber & tech crime

During the inauguration in Montevideo, Uruguay of the XI International Conference of the Interpol Working Group on Technology Crime (including cybercrime) , the President of the Interpol Working Group Mr.…

Colombia and Canada inaugurate FTA, while U.S. remains undecided

Colombia and Canada inaugurate FTA, while U.S. remains undecided

On Wednesday, Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper expressed hope that a trade boom will result following a Free Trade Agreement between both countries that became effective on…

Judge Baltasar Garzón called for citizens responsibility in security policies.

Judge Baltasar Garzón called for citizens responsibility in security policies.

During a lecture under the XXIX Interdisciplinary Course on Human Rights which concluded on August 19th at the American Institute of Human Rights in Costa Rica, the Spanish Judge Baltasar…

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