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11/13/2019 OSAC Analysis

Following the release of the OAS election audit on November 10, Bolivian President Evo Morales announced his resignation. The security and political environment resulting from the past days’ events is chaotic and uncerta...

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11/6/2019 OSAC Analysis

It is increasingly common for travelers to venture off the beaten path, and to indulge in adventure travel. Accordingly, security managers should consider this new language when briefing their personnel prior to travel,...

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10/28/2019 OSAC Analysis

OSAC's Middle East & North Africa Team is conducting a benchmarking survey regarding the ongoing protest activity in Lebanon. OSAC invites members of the private sector who are based Lebanon or whose organization has ope...

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9/17/2019 OSAC Analysis

Quick and effective communication with relevant stakeholders and the ability to conduct safety checks for impacted personnel should be central to any comprehensive emergency response plan for security incidents overseas....

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9/5/2019 OSAC Analysis

Dengue fever is endemic in over 100 countries and generally non-fatal. According to the World Health Organization, dengue infects 390 million people every year. So far this year, the Philippines has reported 146,000 case...

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8/29/2019 OSAC Analysis

Residents of most industrialized western countries are used to freedom of speech at some level, usually restricted only when it has the potential to harm others. But some locations – including some of the more popular co...

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8/27/2019 OSAC Analysis

On August 26, an illegitimate “consular message” circulated through unidentified channels, stating with some urgency that the U.S. Embassy in Beirut was alerting U.S. citizens and inviting them to contact the Embassy as...

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8/12/2019 OSAC Analysis

Hong Kong has experienced over two months of protests - the largest protests the city has ever had. Groups sometimes as large as a million people have gathered to protests against what they feel is China's infringement o...

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7/30/2019 OSAC Analysis

OSAC looks at how crime, terrorism, and natural disasters might affect your work or study abroad experience in South Africa in this short piece meant for easy briefing for inexperienced or young travelers.

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7/26/2019 OSAC Analysis

Death and injuries resulting from traffic accidents constitute the largest risk to travelers overseas, surpassing even crime, civil unrest, and terrorism. This report serves to inform private-sector security managers of...

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