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http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/02/mexican-mayhem-bodyguards Mexican Mayhem Fuels U.S. ‘Bodyguard’ Boom By Robert BeckhusenFebruary 22, 2012 6:30 am On the surface, the drug war across the border boils down to a conflict between Mexico’s military and rival groups of cartels. This is true, but … Continue reading
National Post (f/k/a The Financial Post) (Canada) February 4, 2012 Saturday National Edition SNC executive in Mexico when Canadian was arrested; Gaddafi plot Stewart Bell, National Post Pg. A10 The Montreal-based firm SNC-Lavalin has acknowledged that one of its executives … Continue reading
Security contractors see opportunities, and limits, in Mexico By Nick Miroff and William Booth, Thursday, January 26, 10:49 AM MEXICO CITY — With the Iraq war over and the American presence waning in Afghanistan, U.S. security contractors are looking for new prospects … Continue reading
Mexico: A drug war survival guide Country’s rich get ID chips, armored cars and gunmen on call Posted Jan 21, 2012, 9:25 am Ioan Grillo GlobalPost MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s wealthy embed GPS chips under their skin, fatten their SUV’s with bullet … Continue reading
Austin American-Statesman (Texas) January 19, 2012 Thursday Final Edition Business of protecting Mexicans in U.S. grows BYLINE: Jazmine Ulloa AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Pg. A01 Some private security companies in Austin and across Texas have begun tapping into a burgeoning demand: personal … Continue reading
This Week at War: Outsourcing the Drug War Can U.S. private contractors turn the tide in Mexico’s violent drug war? BY ROBERT HADDICK | AUGUST 12, 2011 Preventing the ‘Escobar Scenario’ in Mexico According to a recent New York Times … Continue reading
U.S. Private Sector Providing Drug-War Mercenaries to Mexico Posted by Bill Conroy – April 3, 2011 at 5:26 pm Job Posting Seeks Former Soldiers to Provide Urban Warfare, Counterinsurgency Training L-3 MPRI, a division of a major U.S. defense contractor, … Continue reading
As kidnappings for ransom surge in Mexico, victims’ families and employers turn to private U.S. firms instead of law enforcement
As kidnappings for ransom surge in Mexico, victims’ families and employers turn to private U.S. firms instead of law enforcement By Nick Miroff Washington Post Staff Writer Saturday, February 26, 2011; 6:41 PM IN CHULA VISTA, CALIF. As kidnappings soar … Continue reading