Crime wave fuels armored car sales in Caracas

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* Personal security industry booming * Caracas one of world's most dangerous cities * Sales grow of armored cars, guards, alarms By Eyanir Chinea CARACAS, June 30 (Reuters) - At a workshop in the Venezuelan capital Caracas, technicians strip down a dozen luxury automobiles and begin the painstaking process of converting them into fortresses on wheels. The pressure is on as workers swarm over the vehicles, carefully lifting out windows and replacing panels with thick metal plates -- ...

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