April 24, 2014
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  • 07/04/2014 | Argentina

    'The approval of security laws must not be part of a demagogic strategy'

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich today joined the crime debate which is overflowing the media and criticized “the excess of proposals and affirmations” regarding the insecurity matter from opposition leaders. “The approval of security laws must not be part of a demagogic strategy,” he said.

  • 14/04/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't urges provinces to reform local police forces

    Security Secretary Sergio Berni has “welcomed” the measures to fight crime announced last week by BA Governor Daniel Scioli, although he warned the problem will not be solved “with these decisions only.”

  • 15/04/2014 | Argentina

    New regulation for bikers in BA province becomes mandatory

    Bikers must use helmets and refractive vests showing the license plate of their vehicles, a decision of the Buenos Aires province government that becomes mandatory as for today also for motorcycle escorts. The new regulation is part of a security emergency decreed by Governor Daniel Scioli to battle crime.

  • 26/03/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't targets media 'deliberate strategy, role' in reporting crime

    In his daily message to the press, the head of ministers blasted what he called a “deliberate strategy by concentrated media groups” that “use” people’s crime concerns to “attack” the federal government. Jorge Capitanich assured the security agenda involves “collective responsibility.”

  • 01/04/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich: Massa's state absence comments 'simplistic, absurd'

    An absurd simplistic view is to say that lynching is a result of the absence of the state, Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich has affirmed following recent violent events that led to the killing of a thief by a group of neighbours in Buenos Aires City, responding also to opposition leader Sergio Massa.

  • 07/04/2014 | Argentina

    'Security emergency declared due to middle class concern'

    Buenos Aires Governor Daniel Scioli this morning came on stage to defend his decision to declare the state of security emergency in the province, and to urge politicians to “be in harmony with society, with what people are asking for.”

  • 24/09/2013 | Argentina

    Granados to head Provincial Security Council

    Recently appointed BA province Security Minister Alejandro Granados will be heading this afternoon the Provincial Security Council. The creation of municipal police will be among the main axis of the debate.

  • 13/12/2013 | Argentina

    BA province situation under control, Granados

    Buenos Aires province Security Minister Alejandro Granados affirmed today the situation in Argentina’s most populated province is under control following the wave of lootings and social tensions drawn by a police strike over salary hike demands that took place in several areas across the city.

  • 15/03/2014 | Argentina

    Security measures announced after bus driver's murder, strike

    Buenos Aires province Security Minister Alejandro Granados and representatives of the UTA transport union have agreed on anti-crime measures, following yesterday’s walkout fueled by the murder of a 22-year-old bus driver.

  • 02/09/2013 | Argentina

    Berni blasts Massa’s security plan

    Security Secretary Sergio Berni strongly criticized a security plan presented by parliamentary candidate and Tigre Mayor Sergio Massa, as he considered it “irresponsible” and “insufficient.”

  • 06/09/2013 | Argentina

    Granados readies efforts to battle crime in BA province

    Newly appointed Buenos Aires province Minister of Security Alejandro Granados said he will “rapidly put police in state of alert and action” to battle crime, an increasing worrying issue among society..

  • 10/09/2013 | Argentina

    'Supreme Court urges Congress to debate on Juvenile Criminal Regime,' Scioli

    Controversy over the age of criminal responsibility and the decision to lower it took Buenos Aires province Daniel Scioli to say the debate “must not be distorted” considering the real discussion is about the Juvenile Criminal Regime that must guarantee minors’ access to due process and special treatment.

  • 03/08/2013 | Argentina

    Massa puts security on campaign agenda

    Running for Parliament and head of the Renewal Front Sergio Massa ratified his anti-confrontation position and said "politics must find the way out from brothel-like quarrel.”

  • 30/08/2013 | Argentina

    'Inflation is everybody's responsibility, Gov't must control it' - Insaurralde

    Lomas de Zamora Mayor running for Parliament in October’s legislative elections Martín Insaurralde referred to one of the issues that worry Argentineans the most: inflation. “It is a common responsibility and the government must control it,” he said.

  • 31/08/2013 | Argentina

    'Crime is no fear,' Insaurralde warns

    Kirchnerism seems to have accepted opposition’s challenge to put security in the elections agenda. “Crime is a real issue. If a Buenos Aires province leader says it is only fear of crime then he does not live in Argentina,” Victory Front candidate and mayor of the Lomas de Zamora district Martín Insaurralde affirmed.

  • 13/03/2013 | Argentina

    Berni: 'Macri turns a blind eye to security'

    Security Secretary Sergio Berni has accused BA Mayor Mauricio Macri of “turning a blind eye” to the need of battling crime in Argentina’s capital.

  • 26/03/2013 | Argentina

    Vidal's open fronts in BA City: Subte row and crime

    BA City Deputy Mayor María Eugenia Vidal questioned the court ruling that stops the subway hike and said Judge Javier Mantarás only seeks to “look good” among users. Meanwhile, Security Secretary Sergio Berni blasted her criticism of the security agenda in Argentina's capital city.

  • 28/03/2013 | Argentina

    Berni: 'We do not have a nationwide security crisis'

    Speaking to reporters, Security Secretary Sergio Berni talked about the crime levels in some provinces and announced that next week 350 new patrol cars will be out in the streets of Buenos Aires City.

  • 04/01/2013 | Argentina

    Mar del Plata port closing final details for Libertad’s return

    The head of the navy in Mar del Plata, Carlos Barrios Cardozo, said today that the final operation details were being put through, in order for the ARA Libertad frigate’s safe arrival into the port after being held in Ghana since October over a debt demand by a US hedge fund.

  • 12/02/2013 | Argentina

    Berni admits killing of key Once witness 'suspicious'

    Security Secretary Sergio Berni admitted today that the sudden murder of Leonardo Andrada, a key witness in the Once rail tragedy investigation, was “suspicious.”

  • 11/03/2013 | Argentina

    Gov’t reinforces security at train stations

    Interior Minister Florencio Randazzo and Security Secretary Sergio Berni, announced together the reinforcement of Border Patrol and Navy Guard presence in train stations, thus covering up to 47 stations within Buenos Aires metropolitan area.

  • 19/11/2012 | Argentina

    Argentina calls on UN Security Council to order end of hostilities in Gaza

    In a press conference from the Government House, Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman read a letter written by President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner in which she urges the UN Security Council “to order the immediate end of hostilities” to Gaza.

  • 28/11/2012 | Argentina

    Public hospitals in Buenos Aires province go on strike

    Staff from 77 public hospitals across Buenos Aires province, belonging to workers union CICOP, went on strike for two hours today demanding improved security at health centres.

  • 21/07/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't says BA City is 'one of the safest cities in South America'

    National Security secretary Sergio Berni assured that Buenos Aires City "is one of the safest cities in South America" and stated that it is "a responsibility area" of the Ministry headed by Nilda Garré.

  • 31/07/2012 | Argentina

    City Gov't bites back at Garré over city security

    Buenos Aires City Security Minister Guillermo Montenegro bit back at his national government counterpart Nilda Garré, after her comments over national security, where she accused City of “overdramatizing” the issue, stating that it was “wrong” to compare crime rates in the province with those in the capital.

  • 18/09/2012 | Argentina

    Garré: 'There is no such a thing as a crime rate increase in Buenos Aires City'

    Security Minister Nilda Garré denied today the criminality curve in Buenos Aires City was increasing. "There is no such a thing as a crime rate increase in Buenos Aires. In fact, there is a decrease of criminality in some cases”, the official told the press before inaugurating a conference of representatives of Latin American security forces in a City downtown hotel.

  • 03/03/2012 | Argentina

    Metrovías discredits problems detected in City Subway report

    Metrovías, the company that runs the subway system, discredited today a report issued by the city’s Entity for Regulation of Public Services which detected 11,000 faults in the Subway service, stating that the document “refers to issues that have little to do with the safe operation of the service.”

  • 14/05/2012 | Argentina

    Píparo meets with BA Province Security Minister after being burgled again

    Carolina Píparo, who was robbed and shot in 2010 while nine-month pregnant, met today with Buenos Aires province Security Minister Ricardo Casal to request more security policies after robbers broke into her flat in La Plata city this weekend.

  • 11/07/2012 | Argentina

    City Gov't calls for Garré to put together 'security plan'

    Deputy Mayor for the Buenos Aires City Government María Eugenia Vidal spoke out today about the recent rise in crime on the city streets, stressing that national Security Minister Nilda Garré “should put together a security plan” in order to control the issue.

  • 20/12/2011 | Argentina

    Scioli assures he will not give up the fight against crime

    Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli assured that in spite of the “adversities,” he “won’t give up” and affirmed that he will apply measures to fight crime.

  • 20/01/2012 | Argentina

    'Garré causes useless political disputes, and offers no solutions,' Vidal

    Deputy Mayor for Buenos Aires, María Eugenia Vidal spoke today in response to National Security Minister Nilda Garré and said that “facing any security problems that affect the residents of the City of Buenos Airs, instead of offering solutions, she causes useless political disputes.”

  • 29/02/2012 | Argentina

    Workers ratify subway lines will go on strike on Thursday

    All five subway lines will go on strike on Thursday, the UTA train and subway drivers union announced, to protest against the lack of security caused by the withdrawal of police officers from all stations that will start on March 1st.

  • 05/04/2011 | Argentina

    Security Ministry ends Federal Police presence in City public sites; City Gov't outraged

    The National Government ratified its decision to cancel the contracts of all Federal Police officers working on their free time guarding City public sites and deploy them back in the streets. The government of BA City Mayor Macri administration harshly attacked the decision after the announcement that the measure would be enacted after Wednesday's midnight.

  • 21/07/2011 | Argentina

    Garré acknowledges possible 'police negligence' over San Telmo death

    Security Minister Nilda Garré spoke out this morning over the case of the young man who was killed yesterday in San Telmo by a Federal Police officer, and acknowledged that “at the very least, this was a case of negligence” by way of the police. The incident has been described as a freak accident, and the police officer responsible remains in custody.  

  • 16/08/2011 | Argentina

    Highway alert issued for thick fog across BA City

    The National Agency for Highway Security (ANSV) and the National Highway Administration (DNV) issued an alert for drivers today, due to the thick fog covering the Capital.

  • 23/12/2010 | Argentina

    National government 'is responsible for city's safety,' Mayor Macri says

    Following recent incidents in Indo-Americano Park, city mayor Mauricio Macri mentioned that the security of the city is “the National Government’s responsibility”. These comments were made in response to the recent land occupations and the various transport cuts in recent days.

  • 28/03/2011 | Argentina

    Congress summons Security Minister Nilda Garré

    During a meeting, the Justice and Constitutional Affairs Committees decided to summon Security Minister Nilda Garre in order to “ask her to explain the reasons why the government failed to comply with a court order that guaranteed the free distribution of newspapers.”

  • 04/04/2011 | Argentina

    City public buildings to lose Federal Police guard, City Gov't considers pressing charges

    The City's public buildings will no longer be guarded by Federal Police agents. Security Minister Nilda Garré said that the aim of the measure is to "reinforce the presence of policemen in the streets." City Cabinet Chief Horacio Rodríguez Larreta said that the City administration "is considering pressing charges against the Government."

  • 20/03/2014 | World

    Teen mocks security, makes it to the top of World Trade Center

    A 16-year-old boy managed to evade security in the middle of the night and climbed to the top of 1 World Trade Center, the nation's tallest building, where he apparently took pictures, police said today.

  • 03/01/2014 | World

    Washington evacuates embassy in South Sudan

    The United States has evacuated more embassy staff from South Sudan's capital Juba due to worsening security in the country, where clashes between rebels and the army risk turning into full-blown civil war.

  • 19/03/2014 | World

    Spain increases African enclave security after border rush

    Immigrants from all over Africa regularly dare the razor-wire fences of Spanish enclaves Ceuta and Melilla, which are surrounded by Moroccan territory and sea. The numbers have multiplied as increased naval patrols discourage attempts to get to Europe by boat.

  • 05/08/2013 | World

    Britain and France extend closures of Yemen embassies

    Britain and France extended the closure of their embassies in Yemen today after a US warning of a possible militant attack in the region, and the Arab state said it was stepping up security at ports and airports.

  • 05/12/2013 | World

    Obama can't have iPhone for 'security reasons'

    The troubled mobile phone maker BlackBerry still has at least one very loyal customer: US President Barack Obama.

  • 09/12/2013 | World

    US tech companies call for more controls on surveillance

    Eight major US web companies, including Apple, Google and Facebook, made a joint call today for tighter controls on how governments collect personal data, intensifying the furor over online surveillance.

  • 17/06/2013 | World

    Activists breach security perimeter during G8 protest

    Several dozen activists briefly breached a metal security barrier surrounding the G8 summit venue in Northern Ireland, but withdrew when police threatened to arrest them.

  • 10/07/2013 | World

    Pakistan president's security chief killed in suicide attack

    Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's security chief was killed in a suspected suicide bomb attack in the volatile port city of Karachi on Wednesday as he stopped his armored vehicle to buy some fruit, police said.

  • 19/04/2013 | World

    Obama says US to investigate if Boston bombings suspects had help

    President Barack Obama pledged that the United States will find out whether the two brothers suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings received help.

  • 03/05/2013 | World

    US to tighten border checks on foreign students after Boston Marathon bombing

    The Department of Homeland Security, criticized for failing to check the student status of a Kazakh man charged in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing, has tightened procedures for admitting foreigners with student visas, a US official said.

  • 16/05/2013 | World

    Obama says 'no apologies' over security leak probe

    President Barack Obama said today he makes "no apologies" for his concern about leaks to the media that could compromise US national security or put American military and intelligence officers at risk.

  • 13/01/2013 | World

    Libya plans diplomatic security force after attacks

    Libya plans to create a special force to protect diplomats, government sources said, after a gun attack on an Italian consul exposed the precarious security situation in the North African state.

  • 17/04/2013 | World

    Boston bomb suspect identified on video, no arrest made

    Investigators believe they have identified a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing from security video, a US law enforcement source said, but no arrest had yet been made.

  • 17/04/2013 | World

    Boston courthouse reopens to employees after evacuation

    Security officials reopened Boston's federal courthouse building to employees after an hour-long evacuation tied to a security scare. A security officer walked out of the courthouse and waved a green flag, signaling that employees could return.

  • 24/07/2012 | World

    UK deploys 1,200 more troops to beef up security

    The government will deploy the 1,200 troops who were put on stand-by last week to help secure the London Olympics, a British minister said as security arrangements were tweaked to make up for a private firm's failure to recruit enough guards.

  • 18/10/2012 | World

    Argentina elected to UN Security Council

    The UN General Assembly elected Argentina, Rwanda and Australia to the 15-national Security Council for 2013 and 2014.

  • 10/11/2012 | World

    Rebel car bombs rock Syrian town of Deraa

    At least 20 Syrian security men were killed when two explosives-laden cars drove into a military camp in the southern town of Deraa, an opposition watchdog said, in what appeared to be a double suicide attack by rebel forces.

  • 21/04/2012 | World

    UN council authorizes up to 300 Syria truce monitors

    The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a Russia-European drafted resolution on Saturday that authorizes an initial deployment of up to 300 unarmed military observers to Syria for three months to help bolster a fragile week-old ceasefire.

  • 07/05/2012 | World

    Spain calls LatAm countries to guarantee legal security

    As today the national government put into force the YPF expropriation law, Spain’s Vice President Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría said that Latin American countries to assure legal security during a meeting of Iberian countries’ ministries.

  • 27/05/2012 | World

    UN Security Council condemns Syria over massacre

    The UN Security Council on Sunday unanimously condemned the Syrian government for heavy-weapons attacks on the town of Houla, the site of a massacre of at least 108 people, including many children, the council president said.

  • 14/09/2011 | World

    New York life slowly going back to normal

    By Adrián Royo Caldiz, from NYC.-
    New Yorkers gave a sigh of relief as many of the checkpoints put in place by the police in order to check for suspicious vehicles had been lifted. As the high threat level slowly moves away, security measures were gradually scaled back and would continue to decrease.

  • 15/10/2011 | World

    Libyan govt beefs up security after clashes in capital

    Libya's new government beefed up security in Tripoli with extra roadblocks and house-to-house searches after fighting in the capital with supporters of Muammar Gaddafi raised fears of an insurgency.

  • 23/12/2011 | World

    At least 40 killed in Syrian blasts

    Two car bomb attacks on Syrian security sites in Damascus killed at least 40 people and wounded 55 others, most of them civilian, the Lebanese news channel Al Manar said today.

  • 14/12/2010 | World

    Man arrested for threats to Washington subway

    A Virginia man has been arrested for making threats to use explosives in the Washington, DC, area, including in the local subway system, according to court documents.

  • 26/04/2011 | World

    European govermentts condemn Syria, security forces deploy

    Security forces deployed in a suburb of the Syrian capital and in the city of Banias, witnesses said, even as President Bashar al-Assad drew international criticism for sending in tanks to crush a revolt.

  • 23/05/2011 | World

    UK, US launch joint national security body

    Britain and the United States are to create a new joint forum to assess long-term threats to their national security, a British government source said.

  • 18/07/2011 | Latin America

    Honduran leader boosts security after death threats

    Honduran President Porfirio Lobo said he had stepped up his personal security, including building a new wall around the president's office, due to threats on his life.

  • 18/07/2012 | Latin America

    Colombia security forces clash with indigenous group

    Colombian security forces clashed on Wednesday with indigenous activists who stormed a hill-top military base in the volatile south as critics lambasted President Juan Manuel Santos for failing to protect troops.

  • 13/10/2012 | Latin America

    Two anti-drugs police killed in Peru jungle ambush

    Two police officers were killed and another two injured in an ambush in Peru's southeastern jungle region late last night, the latest strike again President Ollanta Humala's drive to regain control of cocaine-trafficking strongholds.

  • 26/07/2012 | Sports

    UK PM says security is top priority at Olympics

    British Prime Minister David Cameron said that his main priority was to ensure a safe and secure Olympic Games but that police and security services were leaving nothing to chance just a day before the opening ceremony.

  • 09/01/2013 | Sports

    Italian officials can stop matches for racist behaviour

    Italian public security officials will be given the power to stop or interrupt football matches in the case of racist behaviour by fans, the government's watchdog for sports events (ONMS) said.

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