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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,…

Ecuador´s drug trafficking on the rise.

Ecuador´s drug trafficking on the rise.

The capture of almost four tons of cocaine in two simultaneous raids in Ecuador has taken seizures beyond twelve tons in two months, suggesting drug trafficking through the country is on the rise.…

Israel offers tanks, planes, missile boats for sale to Chile and Ecuador among others.

Israel offers tanks, planes, missile boats for sale to Chile and Ecuador among others.

      Israel Army announced a two years sales program of israeli used weaponry. The program will turn bases into sales-lots for tanks, armored personnel carriers, warships, combat flight…

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…

Illegal human organ traffic flourishing in Latin America

Illegal human organ traffic flourishing in Latin America

The illegal trade in kidneys has risen to such a level that an estimated 10,000 black market operations involving purchased human organs now take place annually, or more than one…

Peru to buy 10 Super Tucano light attack aircraft

Peru to buy 10 Super Tucano light attack aircraft

Peru is interested in buying 10 Super Tucano light attack aircraft to patrol its Amazon borders, the Brazilian Minister of Defense said Tuesday, opening a new market for Brazilian manufacturer…

2000-2010: Another lost decade for South America´s economic competitiveness and social welfare.

2000-2010: Another lost decade for South America´s economic competitiveness and social welfare.

“There’s no doubt that with the growth of China, we’ve seen a re-commoditization of Latin America,” said Colombia’s Mining Minister Mauricio Cárdenas, an economist and former Director of the Latin…

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.…

CELAC criticizes United States and Britain

CELAC criticizes United States and Britain

A newly formed Latin American and Caribbean organization has issued statements in support of Argentina’s claim to sovereignty over the British-ruled Falkland Islands and against U.S. sanctions on Cuba at…

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