The U.S. government is deploying law enforcement advisors to Mexico to assist that nation in stepping up activities of an anti-crime endeavor known as the Merida Initiative. The U.S. Agency for International (USAID) is recruiting private contractors capable of carrying out the duties of a pair of positions titled: (1) Senior Crime Prevention Advisor/Pillar IV Team Leader (Solicitation #SOL-523-11-000003); and: (2) Senior Rule of Law Advisor/Pillar II Team Leader. (Solicitation #SOL-523-11-000002).
a multi-year program to provide equipment and training to support law enforcement operations and technical assistance for long-term reform and oversight of security agencies. In 2008, Congress approved an initial $400 million for Mexico and $65 million for Central America, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti. In 2009, Congress approved $300 million for Mexico and $110 million for Central America, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti. In 2010, $450 million for Mexico and $100 million for Central America has been requested from Congress.
Both advisor slots pay in the $84,697–$110,104 range.
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