The Obama administration is directing all U.S. diplomatic posts overseas to review security and the State Department says it will give additional help to embassies and consulates in need.
My blog, من المكسيك مع الحب, turned 5 today!
Can’t believe 5 years ago I started planning my journey to Cairo. So much has changed since then, and I’m excited to see where my job will take me over the next 5 years!
A broken system: Latin America is the only region in the world where murder rates increased in the first decade of this century. Plenty of factors explain Latin America’s crime disease. The drug trade, a bulge of young, poorly educated men, income inequality and access to firearms are some. But perhaps the most important is the pervasive weakness in the basic institutions of the rule of law. As our map shows, trust in the criminal-justice system remains low in all countries.