Shedding Light on Private Security Companies in the Caribbean

John Siebert Defence & Human Security

Author John Siebert The Ploughshares Monitor Volume 34 Issue 3 Autumn 2013   A Report by Project Ploughshares and The University of the West Indies Provides New Data on the Industry The private security industry in the Caribbean has dramatically grown over the past two decades. Despite the fact that in many Caribbean nations the number of private security employees surpasses the number …

Private Power, Public Insecurity: The Growing Reality of Security-for-Profit

Tasneem Jamal

Author John Harker The Ploughshares Monitor September 1998 Volume 19 Issue 3 John Harker is a consultant active in peacebuilding issues, particularly in Africa. He has served as a senior official with the International Labour Office, as a Special Advisor in the Office of South Africa’s Deputy President, and as the Executive Director of Canada’s Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers. Earlier …