Mubarak ordered back to prison Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been ordered back to prison from military hospital. Mr Mubarak's retrial will open on 11 May, a Cairo appeals court says. More
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Giant flat-screen monitors blinked with the GPS locations of dozens of vehicles carrying cargo coveted by criminals: designer jeans, rare art and business executives ripe for kidnapping.
The phone chatter and chirping two-way radios sounded like a police dispatch, but this was the emergency response room of International Private Security, a Mexico-based company that helps clients like PepsiCo, Audi and BP do business in the unpredictable landscape of a country where organized crime rules entire swaths.
Distrust of police has made private security big business in Latin America, where a majority of public security forces are deemed incompetent, corrupt, or both.
In the world's most dangerous region, an army of nearly 4 million private security agents make up an industry growing 9 percent a year and projected to reach about $30 billion by 2016.
"The private sector should be a complement (to the police)," said Boris Saavedra, a national security professor at the Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies in Washington.
With large guns and bullet-proof vests, they guard bakeries, even mattress deliveries, and ride shotgun in trucks carrying anything from Coca-Cola to cold cuts.
Fear of gang violence is one of the main forces that has sent thousands of Central Americans, including unaccompanied children, toward the U.
By Ryan Quinn
At first glance, it may seem West Virginia and the African country of Gambia have a few things in common. West Virginia is consistently ranked among the poorest states in the U. S. Gambia, sliver of a nation surrounding the Gambia River in West Africa, is also poor.
By Rusty Marks
Whenever Grace Bare Rogers gets together with her children - be it one or all 10 - she invariably ends up around the kitchen table, playing cards."She usually wins," said Peggy McCarty, who lives with her mother in the family's Fayette County home. Some might find Rogers' vitality surprising - after all, she is 101 years old.
North Korean state media named dictator Kim Jong Un’s younger sister Kim Yo Jong as a senior party official, giving weight to the theory that she is rising through the ranks of power to support her brother’s reign.