A Mexican revolution in public security

Mexico is trying an experiment that promises to be the most effective solution for public security problems in Latin American cities. Here we show its early results. What is this innovation? The eyes of the hemispheres should be turned toward Toluca and Ecatepec, two Mexican cities where centers were recently opened that are revolutionizing the way urban public security is managed. This is an issue of monumental relevance in Latin America which, statistics say, is the region that, sadly, is the most violent in the world. The transformation emanates from two recently-inaugurated locations with the number C5, the Spanish acronym for Centers of Control, Command, Communication, Computing and Quality. On the outside they are enormous concrete buildings, giving the lie […]


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Global Tourism Industry on Track for Full Recovery by 2024

The global tourism industry is set to reach, and possibly surpass, pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2024, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). Five years post-COVID-19, the sector is experiencing a robust resurgence driven by a surge in international travel, improved air connectivity, and strong rebounds in key regions. However, global dynamics must be managed carefully to ensure stable and continuous growth. In 2023, international tourism reached 88% of its 2019 levels, a significant recovery favored by the reopening of Asian markets, as highlighted by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The Middle East led the way, surpassing pre-pandemic levels by around 20%, with Europe, the Americas, and Africa following close behind at approximately 90% of their […]