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Nicaragua Desires to Be The Safest Country In Central America. Training Police is Step One.

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The Salins government of Nicaragua has gone on an expensive public relation campaign with the goal of becoming the safest country in Central American for tourists. Its first step; train up the police officers on the topic of tourism security issues.

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Tourists Are Safe In Nicaragua : They Train Police In Nicaragua On Tourist Safety

Official traffic specialties, heads of sectors, monitoring and researchers participated in a seminar on tourism security issues, highlighted national media release today.

These training tools to provide appropriate care to tourists, prevention and detection of human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation of children and adolescents, said Janeth Largaespada Commissioner, National Chief of the Tourist Police.

Because of the importance of tourism for economic development seminars also taught officers Rivas, Leon and other tourist destinations, according to Davis.

The training, delivered with the help of the Institute of Tourism (Intur), seeks to sensitize police officers on how it should be his behavior while serving his mission, said the newspaper. Largaespada said that seminars take into account the challenges we all must take to make tourism a way of overcoming to society, hand in hand with the environment.

According to the owner of Intur, Mario Salinas, in the period from 2007 to 2011 were trained over four thousand 244 policemen in the tourist sector and in order to address the problem of sexual exploitation of children and adolescents. The main interest mentioned by Salinas was to strengthen the positive image of Nicaragua as the safest country in Central America.

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