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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,…

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,…

China playing big in Central America and World Trade.

China playing big in Central America and World Trade.

PRC China may be about to make a large impact on Central America and global economic trade. According to reliable sources, Nicaragua has given China a 100-year “concession” to build…

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,…

Brazilian mafia links to Uruguayan casinos probed

Brazilian mafia links to Uruguayan casinos probed

Brazilian police are investigating possible connections between the organized crime groups controlling illegal gambling in Rio de Janeiro and Russian and Israeli mafias, with casinos in Argentina, Ecuador and Uruguay.…

Argentine president found not guilty

Argentine president found not guilty

Former Argentine President Carlos Menem was acquitted along with 17 associates this week, on charges of violating arms embargoes on Ecuador and Croatia back in the 1990s. Menem, who is…

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