Death Toll Rises to over 300 due to Riots in South Africa

South Africa witnessed one of its most violent weeks since the democratic elections of 1994. Riots and looting this past week have so far left an official death toll of 337 and this figure will surely change as more bodies are discovered amongst the carnage that has been left. From being on…

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Travel Etiquette Tips and Tricks

The opportunity to travel around the world is one of the advantages of being a Global Protection Specialist┬«. However, with this comes the need to be aware of the differences in the customs and etiquette from one culture to another. What may be perfectly innocuous in one country may be extremely…

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Traveling to a Hot Spot? Use This Packing List

Hong Kong. Turkey. The Middle East. South America. Africa. Even India and Mexico. These are just some of the most dangerous places to travel in 2020 because of geopolitical shifts, terrorism, social unrest, and war. The upcoming 2020 U.S. presidential election also creates an added…

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How to Stay Safe While Conducting Business In Turkey

On Oct. 6 2019, the United States opted to withdraw American forces from Kurdish-controlled areas in northeastern Syria. Turkey then attacked the area on Oct. 9. Turkey views the Kurds as terrorists, but the Kurds, a minority ethnic group, have helped the United States in its ongoing fight against…

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Safe Travel Tips from Global Strategies, Incorporated

Global Strategies agents have been to 128 countries throughout the world, so they know a thing or two about travel. For a peek at a few places we've been, visit our photo gallery. Covering 66% of the globe while working on Executive Protection Details makes our agents travel safety experts. The…

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