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1/23/2020 OSAC Analysis

In November 2019, seven individuals were sentenced to death in connection with the 2016 Holey Artisan Bakery attacks in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The sentencing, along with the country's history with violent attacks claimed by...

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1/2/2020 OSAC Analysis

January 2, 2020 UPDATE: Monkeypox is an ongoing health risk in Nigeria and the DR Congo; currently there are monkeypox outbreaks in both countries. Health officials from three different countries have reported five cases...

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12/27/2019 OSAC Analysis

Possible demonstrations announced to take place December 30 in Liberia’s capital, Monrovia, could turn confrontational and disrupt OSAC constituent operations. Security managers should review their security measures and...

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12/6/2019 OSAC Analysis

This report looks at the significant measles outbreak ongoing in Samoa. More than 4,200 cases of measles have been reported across Samoa in recent weeks, along with 62 deaths; this is the highest number of cases ever rep...

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11/26/2019 OSAC Analysis

Chinese authorities have detained OSAC constituents traveling from Hong Kong to mainland China for various reasons. This OSAC infographic provides background information and tips for traveling securely in China.

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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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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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