Daily Archives: October 11, 2013

Spy Files 3

[Translate] Spy Files 3 Today, Wednesday 4 September 2013 at 1600 UTC, WikiLeaks released ‘Spy Files #3’ – 249 documents from 92 global intelligence contractors. These documents reveal how, as the intelligence world has privatised, US, EU and developing world … Continue reading

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Investigation Private security firms cash in on guarding EU borders

[Translate]   Boat migrant clothes discarded on boat in Lampedusa (Photo: noborder network) Investigation Private security firms cash in on guarding EU borders 25.09.13 @ 09:25 Related Migrants set fire to Greek detention centre EUobserver investigative reports ‘Virtual borders’ scheme … Continue reading

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The rise of the private security industry in Guatemala

[Translate] The rise of the private security industry in Guatemala Posted: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 – By Anna-Claire Bevan A new law was supposed to regulate the expanding private security industry, but to date, enforcement has been almost nonexistent. Guatemala … Continue reading

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Israeli private security firms send personnel to global clients

[Translate] Israeli private security firms send personnel to global clients 10-01-2013 07:44 BJT As Kenyans buried loved ones and the mourning nation grapples with the Westgate mall chaos, questions are surfacing about what happened, how it happened and who was … Continue reading

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Liberals change law to let private security guards work with OPP at Pan Am Games

[Translate] Liberals change law to let private security guards work with OPP at Pan Am Games The Liberal government has quietly amended legislation allowing private security guards to work alongside the OPP at the 2015 Pan Am Games. BERNARD WEIL … Continue reading

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Crime scenes to be guarded by private security firm for trial run

[Translate] Crime scenes to be guarded by private security firm for trial run 4:29pm Monday 30th September 2013 in News Crime scenes to be guarded by private security firm for trial run Dorset Police are to hand over the guarding … Continue reading

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Private firms put price tag on migrant suicides

[Translate]   3,142 people were in detention in the UK as of June 2013 – the highest figure since 2008 (Photo: Casciani) Investigation Private firms put price tag on migrant suicides 23.09.13 @ 08:42 Related Russians top EU asylum seekers … Continue reading

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Federal judge orders Coast Guard to halt contract performance

[Translate] Oct 4, 2013, 9:44am EDT FedBiz Talk Federal judge orders Coast Guard to halt contract performance Jill R. Aitoro Senior Staff Reporter- Washington Business Journal A federal judge has sided with an Arlington-based contractor, ordering a defense agency to … Continue reading

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Crash of an American Dash-8 in Colombia killed three contractors

[Translate] Google translation 07.10.2013 Crash of an American Dash-8 in Colombia killed three contractors The crash of a Dash-8 engaged in the operation Martillo (Hammer) to fight against drug trafficking in Latin America, killed four people: three American contractors and … Continue reading

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Linguists Say Dispute Trapped Them in Kuwait

[Translate] Linguists Say Dispute Trapped Them in Kuwait By ELIZABETH WARMERDAM      LOS ANGELES (CN) – Americans deployed as Arabic linguists in Kuwait claim in court that a contract dispute has left them crammed in substandard living conditions, with no chance … Continue reading

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