Category Archives: Latin America

Foreign Investment and the Privatization of Coercion: A Case Study of the Forza Security Company in Peru

[Translate] Foreign Investment and the Privatization of Coercion: A Case Study of the Forza Security Company in Peru

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War for Sale – Battlefield Contractors in Latin America & the Corporatization of America’s War on Drugs

[Translate] War for Sale – Battlefield Contractors in Latin America & the Corporatization of America’s War on Drugs

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The Downing of a United States Plane in Nicaragua and United States Involvement in the Contra War

[Translate] The Downing of a United States Plane in Nicaragua and United States Involvement in the Contra War

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U.S. Air Interdiction in South America After the Peru Incident

[Translate] U.S. Air Interdiction in South America After the Peru Incident

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Report on relationship between armed private security firms and violence in Latin American countries

[Translate] Report on relationship between armed private security firms and violence in Latin American countries Author: DCAF-UNLIREC, Published on: 8 January 2017 “Armed private security in Latin America and the Caribbean: Oversight and accountability in an evolving context” …The growth … Continue reading

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El Salvador: Assassins For Sale

[Translate] El Salvador: Assassins For Sale Investigating allegations that private security companies are being hired to murder organised crime gang members. 24 Nov 2016 09:20 GMT El Salvador, War & Conflict With a murder every one and a half hours, … Continue reading

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Security Firms are Big Source of Weapons for Rio Criminals

[Translate] Security Firms are Big Source of Weapons for Rio Criminals Written by David Gagne Monday, 23 May 2016 3inShare Over 30 percent of all weapons belonging to private security firms in Rio de Janeiro end up in the hands … Continue reading

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Brazil Makes Eleventh-Hour Push on Olympics Security

[Translate] Brazil Makes Eleventh-Hour Push on Olympics Security With Summer Games set to open, government calls up retired police officers to screen for weapons ENLARGE Soldiers guarded the area near the Copacabana beach volleyball arena Thursday. Photo: Associated Press By … Continue reading

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War for Sale: Battlefield Contractors in Latin America & the ‘Corporatization’ of America’s War on Drugs

[Translate] War for Sale: Battlefield Contractors in Latin America & the ‘Corporatization’ of America’s War on Drugs

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Road to Rio: As Crime Explodes In Rio, Private Security Forces Step In As Protectors

[Translate] Road to Rio Road to Rio: As Crime Explodes In Rio, Private Security Forces Step In As Protectors While Brazil is famous for its many charms, it is also internationally recognized for something else: violence and crime. In the … Continue reading

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