Monthly Archives: October 2010
Pirates of Costa Rica? From the folks at Eaglespeak, an update on the latest incidents off Costa Rica.The Falcon Lake Murder and Mexico’s Drug Wars The good people at Stratfor have done a piece on the changing drug cartels in Mexico. And, in keeping with the Central/South American theme today, here is one concerning Venezuela, … Continue reading
A nice post on Situational Awareness from Secrets Of Urban Survival. I especially like the part of starting slow, small steps and building from there. In the Nov/Dec 2010 issue of Latitudes and Attitudes, there is an article that talks of the issue of weapons for cruising sailors. As the author points out (and so … Continue reading
Here’s a nice look at a just fired Taser. Note the ‘afid’s produced. This stands for “anti-felon identification” or “AFID” system. This enables the Taser to disperse confetti with serial numbers when it is fired and links the specific Taser to the scene where it is used. Care to purchase one (or two or a … Continue reading
To all readers of the blog – be sure to visit Noonsite – for plenty of news concerning cruising throughout the world. Not just security news, but plenty of other information on marinas, health issues, customs and more. They also have this nice page on Self Defense.
From Spike’s Place: Courtesy of Mr. Farnam 29 Sept 10 Important Lesson: A friend was close to the active shooter/suicide incident at the University of Texas library in Austin, TX yesterday. She was in her supervisor’s office, several doors down from her own. They were discussing an unrelated issued when shots were heard. Seconds later, … Continue reading