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International Consular and Corporate Crisis Management Solutions.



Being caught in a foreign crisis can be a terrifying experience.


Corporations, organizations and individuals are exposed to increased risks of abuse at the hands of corrupt and authoritarian governments. Foreigners are often indiscriminately detained in order to obtain leverage in political or commercial disputes.


Ofelas’s expert advocacy and global network can help find solutions in challenging situations where governments cannot or will not.

We work in complex situations and extreme environments that demand sensitivity to local conditions to maximize the likelihood of a positive outcome.

Ofelas applies targeted pressure at every angle, including mobilizing third party support and implementing media campaigns, all aimed at freeing those unjustly detained or imprisoned.

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ISSUES & CASES

June 18, 2018

Gary Caroline and Anastasia Bitkova on CBC As It Happens

Russian family released from Guatemala prison seeks asylum in Canada “A Russian family under house arrest in Guatemala on charges they say were trumped up by […]
May 25, 2018

Gary Caroline and Marcus Kolga About The Bitkovs in Toronto Star

Breaking the long arm of Kremlin corruption and abuse In 2006, Alexander Litvinenko, a former officer of the FSB — the successor of the Soviet-era KGB […]
July 20, 2017

Abderrahmane Ghanem

Gary Caroline led the case to release a young Algerian Canadian, Abderrahmane Ghanem. Ghanem was rendered to Algeria and detained on the charge of being affiliated […]

International Consular Crisis Solutions & Management