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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 &…

How to tackle being kidnapped.

How to tackle being kidnapped.

Kidnappings are a distressing experiences for all involved, but if handled professionally from the onset, an agreement will be reached, a ransom paid, and the hostage will be safely released.…

Research indicate Transnational Organize Crime expanding in Latin America

Research indicate Transnational Organize Crime expanding in Latin America

Organized crime is expanding its tentacles throughout Latin America, and wherever it arrives people flee. In El Salvador, street gangs force people from their homes. In Colombia, a place already…

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,…

Maras gangs in Spain.

Maras gangs in Spain.

The Maras (U.S. street gangs expulsed to Central America, specially El Salvador and Honduras) have established in Spain since 2005.  According to a government report obtaine by spanish paper La…

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,…

Zetas now teaming up with Mara Salvatrucha

Zetas now teaming up with Mara Salvatrucha

Guatemalan authorities have begun to see disturbing evidence of an alliance between the Mara Salvatrucha street gang and another of the most feared  criminal organizations in Latin America — a deal that could set back U.S.-backed…

US State Dept claims progress on Latin American security

US State Dept claims progress on Latin American security

And defends 2013 budget requests From congressional testimony by William R. Brownfield Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Statement Before the House Appropriations Committee Washington, DC…

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