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All Aboard the Latin American Drug War Gravy Train


Waging the war on drugs in Latin America is a gold mine for contractors, a waste for taxpayers.  Private companies received nearly $2 billion in Latin American drug war contracts between 2005 and 2009, according to a report released Thursday by Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.). That money may as well have been stuffed in garbage bags and dropped randomly from the backs of airplanes.  Reason.com

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