Mexico ranks second in world for kidnappings

Posted on January 29, 2013 • Filed under: Latin America, Mexico, Tourist Warning, Travel News reported …………It is not elitist, is produced in large quantities, is worth billions of dollars and changed the economy of many families, we talk about the kidnapping, a booming new industry, scourge of young and old, rich and poor. Gavin Strong, global risk analyst specializing in Mexico, risk consultancy, Control Risks said in its report Risk Map 2013, Mexico is the second in the world in kidnappings. In English expert opinion six years ago, at the start of the drug war, the U.S. border states like Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas, Coahuila, Chihuahua, were the only ones recorded a serious security situation, but today San Luis Potosi, Veracruz, Guerrero, Jalisco, Durango, Michoacán, have very serious problems with organized crime groups. Read Article
1. Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas, Coahuila, Jalisco, Chihuahua, Sinaloa, Durango, Guerrero, Michoacan, San Luis Potosi and Veracruz as listed as “high risk” to safety. Control Risks said that “high risk” level just behind the “extreme risk”, where there is neither law nor order.
2. Authorities put much of their efforts in drug trafficking and weapons. At the current time kidnapping is taking less priority by law enforcement efforts.
3. Many kidnappers operating in culture of impunity. In many cases when a kidnapping occurs by a group it is likely that one of the accomplices is an active police member or prosecutor.

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