Posts Tagged ‘ law ’

Barcelona’s Pickpockets Will Target Mobile World Congress Attendees. 10 Essential Tips. #mwc2012

February 20, 2012
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Delegates, welcome to this wonderful city. Watch your pockets! Barcelona is an incredible city and a perfect choice for conferences. It has just one flaw, an epidemic of pickpocketing mainly focused on tourists and visitors to the city. By following a few simple guidelines you can greatly reduce the possibility of a nasty incident...

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The Legality of Self-Defense Weapons in Spain. The Definitive Post.

January 27, 2012

We’ve been asked many times about self-defense measures, the legality of sprays and so on, so we thought we’d write an article about it. (Many thanks to Tiffany Carter for helping us work through the Spanish-language legalese; her translation skills were invaluable.) Please note, this is our interpretation of Spanish law and our understanding...

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New Barcelona Robbery Technique: “The Free Hugger”

December 27, 2011

As first reported by “Corporate Travel Safety” over here, there’s a new technique in play* on Las Ramblas and the surrounding streets. We’re going to give it a nifty title: “The Free Hugger.” (Thanks to Donal for telling us about it.) (* Yeah, yeah, we know you’ll all come on here now and say you’ve...

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