Monday, September 29, 2008
International travel is anxious enough without having to worry about being kidnapped. This week's Forbes Magazine has published a map of the countries where you are susceptible to becoming a hostage for someone's or some group's cause. The weekend's past news of pirates taking an entire ship hostage off the coast of Somalia is a case in point. High on the list are some obvious places like Nigeria and Colombia but then some surprising countries like South Africa and Brazil make the list.