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Unrest continues in Bogota this week……

Now moving into the 9th week of protests in Bogota. Colombia, with the latest unrest reported Wednesday night (24th June) in several areas within Bogota resulted in vandalism and injuries to both Civilians, and Police Officers. With the deaths of two youths this week, both allegedly receiving fatal wounds from blunt objects during confrontations with the Colombia […]

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Perception of Insecurity in Bogota

Comments concerning the insecurity in Bogota has recently raised its ugly ahead again. With several infamous incidents taking place in the capital over the last several weeks, including the shooting of a policeman in an affluent area last month (March) whilst stop checking two assailants dressed as inline food delivery workers, and the raid of […]

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Importance of Secure Transportation in Bogota

As a foreigner with driving experience in Colombia, and not only from a safety point of view but security also, I can attest to the importance of having security awareness whilst behind the wheel in Bogota. With the negative impact on the economy due to the fallout of the pandemic even the Secretary for Bogota […]

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Media Team; Safety & Security Advisors Colombia

Lately Black Mountain Solutions (BMS) provided Security & Safety Advisory and Logistical & Operational support for a recently published documentary on Netflix; exploring the drug trade in Latin America. The scope of the task entailed a BMS Safety & Security Consultant to visit high-risk locations within Colombia with the production crew, whilst advising on any […]

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Hurricane Season 2020; Security Services Puerto Rico & LATAM Business Continuity & Emergency Response Planning

According to weather experts at the NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, this year there is a 60% chance of an above average hurricane season.   With the focus on a safe re-opening from COVID-19 in the very near future, many businesses may overlook other adverse impact events such as natural disasters. With the hurricane season running […]

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6 Colombian Soldiers killed, 8 injured in Ambush

                  Local Colombian Authorities reported on Wednesday that a unit of 30 soldiers conducting anti-drug patrols had been ambushed in the Caquetá area of Meta, Colombia. According to authorities, the incident that took place approx.1:30am on the 17th was carried out by FARC dissidents. It has also […]

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Police Deaths Bogota

On Tuesday 2nd July National media sources across Bogota reported a violent attack against a Colombian Police unit in which resulted in one Policeman being killed. According to sources, the incident which occurred in the South of Bogota took place when officers stopped a vehicle to carry out a document check after locals reported the […]

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Number of Murders in Medellin Increase

In the city of Medellin, Colombia, the number of killing has increased, with the blame being put on many of the hillside gangs looking to settle scores, however, changes in the underworld of the city are the reason for the increase in the number of murders. There was a total of 626 homicides in Medellin […]

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