Guatemala: 49% More Companies Victims of Extortion
A survey by the Guatemalan Commerce Chamber revealed that 49.2% more companies were victims of extortion this semester.
Thursday, July 22, 2010
The survey also found that 41.3% of the Chamber’s members have been targets of extortion practices, while 60% believes the Government “is doing nothing” to solve the situation.
The percentage of people who say they have been robbed or assaulted in the past four months: Honduras 33%, Guatemala 29%, El Salvador 28%, Panama, 22%, Costa Rica 21%, Nicaragua 19%.
A survey by the Guatemalan Chamber of Commerce reveals that 89% of businessmen perceive an increase in insecurity.
Results of the 48th Guatemalan Business Survey done by the Association for Research and Social Studies (ASIES).
Firms spent $174 million in security for their businesses in 2009, however in 2010 the expenditure amounted to $190 million.
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