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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.…

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,…

“Kirchner 2” in Honduras: the story of the Zelayas and next november elections.

“Kirchner 2” in Honduras: the story of the Zelayas and next november elections.

      On November 24 of this year, Hondurans will go to the polls in general elections to select a new president to replace outgoing President Porfirio Lobo Sosa.…

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…

Maras in 40 % of Honduras.

Maras in 40 % of Honduras.

  TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Honduran gangs have expanded in the last decade and are now in 40 percent of the Central American country’s territory, with gang members increasingly targeting people…

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…

New Honduran police chief accused of running death squad

New Honduran police chief accused of running death squad

The new chief selected to clean up the Honduran national police force has been accused by the department’s internal affairs investigators of running a death squad when he was a…

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 anti-narcotics using new bases in Honduras

US anti-narcotics using new bases in Honduras

As recently reported in the New York Times, Honduras is the newest front in America’s drug war.  Recent anti-narcotics operations in Mexico have forced over 90 percent of US-bound cocaine from Colombia and Venezuela through…

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