Kidnap + Ransom Insight Global Summary: April 2017 Report

In this issue of Constellis’ Kidnap for Ransom Insight Report, Constellis covers global kidnapping incidents and trends over the months of January and February as well as the start of March 2017. The Americas region observed a slight increase of 15% in the number of kidnapped foreign nationals recorded by Constellis during January and February 2017, in comparison to the last two months of 2016. Incident levels however have remained within established parameters for the last 12 months, with an average of 13 foreign citizens kidnapped in the continent on a bimonthly basis. Mexico continues to lead kidnapping activity in the Americas region, accounting for 33% of recorded incidents during the reporting period. View our full report to read more on piracy, cyber security and global kidnappings.

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