Daily Archives: March 15, 2013

The full costs of G4S’s “little security dilemma” come to light

[Translate] The full costs of G4S’s “little security dilemma” come to light Annual profits drop by a third. By Oliver Williams Published 13 March 2013 12:36 Photograph: Getty Images People still talk about the Olympics. Oh, how it went off … Continue reading

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Should I Buy G4S?

[Translate] Should I Buy G4S? By Harvey Jones March 13, 2013 LONDON — It’s time to go shopping for shares again, but where to start? There are loads of great stocks to choose from, and I’ve got my wallet out. … Continue reading

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G4S profits tumble on Olympics failings

[Translate] G4S profits tumble on Olympics failings Security firm admits its £88m failure to supply enough guards for London 2012 Games has knocked a third off annual profits Rupert Neate The Guardian, Wednesday 13 March 2013 13.37 EDT G4S says … Continue reading

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DynCorp Wins $35M To Train Army Soldiers On Vehicles

[Translate] DynCorp Wins $35M To Train Army Soldiers On Vehicles; Kenneth Juergens Comments   Posted by Ross Wilkers on Mar 14th, 2013 DynCorp International has won a potential $35.3 million contract to help the U.S. Army train soldiers on tactical … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Games: Security firms to net contracts A’flash mob’ choir yesterday marked 500 days until the start of Glasgow’s Commonwealth Games. Picture: Robert Perry

[Translate] Commonwealth Games: Security firms to net contracts A’flash mob’ choir yesterday marked 500 days until the start of Glasgow’s Commonwealth Games. Picture: Robert Perry By GARETH ROSE Published on Sunday 10 March 2013 00:00 PRIVATE security firms are set … Continue reading

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G4S Fights Back After ‘Very Tough’ Olympics Fiasco

[Translate] http://www.cnbc.com/id/100548101 G4S Fights Back After ‘Very Tough’ Olympics Fiasco Published: Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 2:57 AM ET By: Shai AhmedAssociate Editor, CNBC The security fiasco at last year’s Olympic Games was a “significant distraction” for G4S but its … Continue reading

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Afghanistan Faces “Massive Economic Constriction” after U.S. Withdrawal

[Translate] Afghanistan Faces “Massive Economic Constriction” after U.S. Withdrawal By Richard Sale As foreign troops trickle out of Afghanistan, Kabul is increasingly controlled by local police or private security contractors. Credit: Giuliana Sgrena/IPS WASHINGTON, Mar 14 2013 (IPS) – Next … Continue reading

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Private Security Guard Kills U.S. Soldiers

[Translate] Private Security Guard Kills U.S. Soldiers By MARIMER MATOS      TAMPA (CN) – After firing a guard who threatened to kill U.S. soldiers, a private security firm rehired him and he shot to death two GIs in Afghanistan, the … Continue reading

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Muslim Brotherhood Outsourcing Police Powers in Egypt to Private Security Companies

[Translate] Muslim Brotherhood Outsourcing Police Powers in Egypt to Private Security Companies March 14, 2013 By Daniel Greenfield Comments (3) As reported here last week, the Brotherhood is coping with Egyptian police strikes which is a problem when you’re trying … Continue reading

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Private surveillance companies flock to Arizona’s annual Border Security Expo for their slice of multi-billion dollar industry

[Translate] Private surveillance companies flock to Arizona’s annual Border Security Expo for their slice of multi-billion dollar industry By Tom Dart, The Guardian Thursday, March 14, 2013 1:13 EDT From a distance, it looked like Wyatt Nease was using a … Continue reading

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