Costa Rica: Companies Worried for Insecurity
A World Economic Forum report on insecurity perception ranks the country 104 out of 133.
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
In 2007 the murder rate was 7.5 out of each 100.000 people, but in 2008 it climbed to 10 out of each 100.000 people, according to data from the country's Judicial Investigation Organism (OIJ).
Warnings have been given over increased insecurity, stagnation in the fight against corruption, and little capacity for Government dialogue in the second half of 2015.
The US Government has renewed its travel warning stating that the levels of violence and crime remain critically high, although they have decreased slightly over the last two years.
President Ricardo Martinelli announced that in the next weeks the Legislative Assembly will prioritize security projects.
Even though Panama is not the country in Central America most affected by crime and violence, there is already a warning about the cost of rising insecurity.
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