Limits to the number of contracted officers and other legal conditions are forcing large security companies to create smaller subsidiaries dedicated to providing services in specific areas.
So far this year 145 new security companies have registered with the Ministry of Public Security, about the same number of new businesses created during 2013, when there were 150. Including those who came into the market this year the total number of companies authorized to provide private security services in the country is 1,539.
Between 2003 and 2013 the number of registered services to provide private security companies increased 13 times.
A report by the Comptroller General of the Republic specifies that added to companies providing security services are also individuals registered as agents, which to date amounts to 29,582 people. The Comptroller noted that this rapid growth has created weaknesses in the supervision of this activity by the state, which does not have, according to the institution, sufficient resources to exercise proper control.
The Institute of Aqueducts and Sewers is putting out to tender a contract for Transport Services for Drinking Water to several areas in Panama.
The purpose of the tender is the procurement of transportation services, distribution and supply of drinking water using tankers in the areas: CHILIBRE, TOCUMEN, PACORA, ARRAIJAN, CHORRERA AND COLON PROVINCE.
Since September 5new regulations have been in effect in Guatemala which, among other things, establishes mandatory certification for companies by the Ministry of Interior.
On the topic of the implementation of the new regulations, the journalist Alexis conducted an interview Elperiodico.com.gt with Rafael Donis, chief of the Directorate General of Private Security Services.
Starting in September, a new regulation will take effect which among other thing, establishes mandatory certification of the company by the Ministry of Interior.
Companies that do not have such certification may be charged with unlawful delivery of service, with a punishment of between 6 and 12 years in prison and a fine of Q100 thousand ($12,652 at current exchange rates).
ISOG, International Security Operations Group Inc., is an Investigations and Security Agency with its head office in Panama. In the 2004 ISOG decides to enter new countries opening secondary and representative offices where experts of different nationality and culture operate. Through the head office that coordinates all the activities, ISOG is able to assist its clients all over the world.
Operates in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama
Phone: (507) 390 4268 - (507) 6518 0352