THE LATEST INCIDENTS IN SOUTH AMERICA
The Surge of Illegal Mining in Peru11th March 2019 11:46AM
The high price of gold in the last decade led to an expansion of the mining industry, but of more consequence has been the surge of illegal mining operations in Peru and the substantial impact it has...
The Rise of Femicide in Brazil: International Women’s Day 20197th March 2019 10:12AM
Brazil has the highest rate of femicide in Latin America, with an average of four women murdered every day. We address the growing problem of Femicide in Central and South America ahead of Internation...
Security Risks to the Caribbean Cruise Industry in 201913th February 2019 15:32PM
Analysing the biggest security risks and threats to the Caribbean cruise industry including their ports, ships and passengers in 2019.
Artificial Intelligence in Security: Using Machine Learning for Situational Awareness16th January 2019 10:05AM
Artificial Intelligence in security can provide a wealth of advantages, but can we rely solely on algorithms and social media for effective and accurate threat intelligence?
National Force sent to the State of Ceará, Brazil in response to wave of attacks8th January 2019 9:23AM
Scores of attacks on transit buses, banks, police stations and government buildings erupted across the State of Ceara in northern Brazil on 2nd January 2019 in response to a recent announcement by the...
Cartel Violence in the State of Tamaulipas, Mexico17th December 2018 13:49PM
The high level of violent crime from cartels in Mexico has made travelling in the State of Tamaulipas unsafe. Businesses will need to consider the array of possible threats to employees and operations...
INSIGHT AND ANALYSIS
Petroleum Thefts in Mexico: A Triple Threat
An in-depth and comprehensive analysis of the major security, environmental and economic threats currently facing oil and gas production in Mexico and the future of the industry.READ MORE
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Caribbean Region Outlook - April 20184th May 2018 12:39PM Author: Daniele Liberatori
Executive Summary - In April, criminality-related incidents dominated the region, constituting approximately 66% of the recorded events. Among them, murders (27% of total incidents), armed robberies (...
Drug Trafficking: A problem for Mexico and the United States27th April 2018 8:54AM Author: Vincent Fevrier
OverviewOrganised drug trafficking by cartels in Mexico has been present since at least 1980 when the Guadalajara Cartel was formed by Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo. It is through this cartel that a sub...
Latin America Region Report: April 6th-12th 201817th April 2018 20:06PM Author: Daniel Brady
Executive Summary The countries of focus in this week’s intelligence report are Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Panama. Of the 108 security incidents recorded in Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Panama, 97 of them...
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