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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,…

Guatemala: Immigration Head arrested accused on people smuggling and false passports.

Guatemala: Immigration Head arrested accused on people smuggling and false passports.

  Jose Alberto de Leon Gramajo, head of passports in Guatemala’s Department of Immigration,  has been arrested on human trafficking and/or people smuggling charges, highlighting Guatemala’s role as a hub…

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…

Mexican prison security chief assassinated

Mexican prison security chief assassinated

The head of security for a Mexican prison in Culiacan, the capital of the northwestern state of Sinaloa, has been gunned down, according to police. Alejandro Osuna Rios was murdered on Friday in…

Mexico admits forces arrested the wrong guy

Mexico admits forces arrested the wrong guy

Mexican authorities confirmed that a man arrested earlier this week and initially reported to be the son of fugitive drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” (Shorty) Guzman is in fact another…

Zetas lieutenant “El Loco” arrested for massacre

Zetas lieutenant “El Loco” arrested for massacre

The Mexican army this week accused top leaders from the ultra-violent Zetas drug cartel of ordering the dumping of 49 mutilated bodies in a northern Mexico town square, then hanging banners around the country denying responsibility…

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…

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