Kidnapping-for-ransom: Venezuela’s forgotten threat
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Kidnapping-for-ransom: Venezuela’s forgotten threat for the year ahead
In this podcast Joseph Smith, Special Risks Analyst at Control Risks and Charles Hecker, Senior Partner at Control Risks, discuss the Venezuelan kidnapping landscape and how the crime is expected to evolve in the coming year.
- Charles Hecker, Senior Partner
- Joseph Smith, Special Risks Analyst
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