FTI Consulting Publishes 2013 Latin America Security Index

          FTI Consulting Publishes 2013 Latin America Security Index

Latin American Political Instability Decreasing due to Regional Growth

PR Newswire

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., June 18, 2013

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --FTI Consulting, Inc.
(NYSE: FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping
organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today published the
2013 Latin America Security Index in its monthly publication, the FTI Journal,
and found, overall, that political instability in the Latin American region is
decreasing due to regional growth. Of the 19 countries identified in this
ranking, the Latin America Security Index finds that Haiti, Venezuela, and
Honduras are the most dangerous countries in Latin America, while Costa Rica,
Chile and Uruguay remain the safest.

"Due to its relatively strong growth over the past years, Latin America has
made some advancement as a whole in social inclusion, as well as in the fight
against crime, in certain countries, leading to an improvement in public
security," said Frank L. Holder, Chairman of Latin America for FTI Consulting
and author of the Latin America Security Index. "Political instability,
another problem that historically has plagued the region, has dropped
significantly over the past several years and currently is not a major factor
in public insecurity in most Latin American countries."

The Latin America Security Index analyzes current security levels in Latin
American and Caribbean countries and principally is directed at companies and
executives that conduct business in the region. The index provides rankings
from one to five, one representing a safe country and five representing a very
dangerous country. In its analysis, the index also highlights the uncertainty
surrounding Venezuela's political stability following the death of former
President Hugo Chavez and the growing fight against organized crime in the

Since 2007, FTI Consulting has provided its clients with the Latin America
Security Index with the objective of minimizing potential risks related to
security issues in the region. The ratings are based on official numbers from
public security secretariats, local police, governments, non-governmental
organizations and institutes of crime investigations. To read this year's
Latin America Security Index, please visit

About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping
organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex
legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 3,900 employees
located in 24 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with
clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in
areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory
issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. The
company generated $1.58 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2012. More
information can be found at www.fticonsulting.com.

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SOURCE FTI Consulting, Inc.

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