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ISMA-OSAC Latin America Regional Security Conference Key Takeaways and Highlights
The following is a summary of key takeaways presented during the ISMA-OSAC Latin America Regional Security Conference held in Buenos Aires, Argentina…

In-Transit Cargo Theft in Brazil
No region of the world is hit harder by cargo theft, particularly in-transit truck hijackings, than South America. The vast majority of these…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Weather Alert: Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Severe Storm
Meteorologists predict a severe storm, with extremely strong winds and significant rains, will hit Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday, February 13. U.S.…

Security Alert: State of Ceará (Brazil), Heightened Gang-Related Criminal Activity
The U.S. Mission to Brazil advises U.S. citizens of heightened gang-related criminal activity and enhanced police presence in the state of Ceará. …

Security Alert: Brasilia (Brazil), Events in Abadiania, Goias
Brazilian authorities are investigating allegations of sexual misconduct involving the Casa de Dom Inácio de Loyola and its leader Joao Teixeira de…