These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Armed only with food cooked by grieving mothers, Guadalupe Cruz enters the battle to prevent young people from dying on Chicago's streets. She's driving to the funeral of Jose de Jesus Aguilar, 14 - the third she's attended in six weeks. Jose entered a rival gang's territory in a stolen car with a friend.
The perception of wealth is a primary reason why criminals target Americans and other foreign nationals. On a daily basis, the most prevalent threat to Americans is street crime. The most common types of crime include, but are not limited to, muggings, assaults, cell phone theft, credit card fraud, and burglaries.
Criminals are quick to resort to violence and commonly use knives and firearms. Crime can turn violent quickly, and most criminals carry one or more weapons; it is not uncommon for a victim to be seriously injured or killed when resisting a robbery.
Thefts and assaults occur frequently on public buses in urban and rural areas. Buses are sometimes burned by terrorists, criminals, and demonstrators.
Taxi-related crimes commonly involve a cab hailed from the street by a lone passenger. After the passenger enters, the driver will stop, and armed robbers will enter the vehicle, sometimes taking the victim to ATMs over several hours to take out as much cash as possible. Ina DEA agent was killed during this type of robbery.
Vehicle thefts and carjackings are a risk. One common and particularly dangerous method that criminals use in order to rob a victim is through the use of a variety of drugs. Unofficial estimates put the number of annual scopolamine incidents in Colombia at approximately 50, It is most often administered by liquid or powder into foods and beverages.
The majority of these incidents occur in night clubs and bars, and usually men, perceived to be wealthy, are targeted by young, attractive women.
Extortion is a significant security concern. Violence, including bombings, may be used if extortion demands are not met. Areas of Concern Americans serving at the U. They are required to fly to most major cities. All Americans in Colombia are urged to follow these precautions. Transportation-Safety Situation Road Safety and Road Conditions The general information provided below concerning Colombian road conditions is for general reference only and may not be accurate in all locations or circumstances.
In general, road conditions in the major cities are adequate, but not good, for vehicle travel. In rural areas, roads can be substandard and dangerous. Poor road conditions and mudslides frequently result in road closures, especially in rural areas.
Accident response in rural areas will be slow. The government has instituted extra security to promote road travel throughout the country during holidays.
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