Saturday, January 23, 2010

US Mercenaries Set Sights on Haiti

US Mercenaries Set Sights on Haiti, by Jeremy Scahill, The Nation, January 19, 2010We saw this type of Iraq-style disaster profiteering in New Orleans, and you can expect to see a lot more of this in Haiti over the coming days, weeks and months. Private security companies are seeing big dollar signs in Haiti thanks in no small part to the media hype about "looters." After Katrina, the number of private security companies registered (and unregistered) multiplied overnight. Banks, wealthy individuals, the US government all hired private security. More...

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