Violence boosts Mexico's armored-car industry

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MEXICO CITY, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Mexico's armored-car makers predict 2007 will be a record year, their business boosted by reports of severed heads and heavily armed drug gangs murdering police. "This country is already among the top three markets for armoring in North and South America. Armored cars are here to stay," said Esteban Hernandez, head of Mexico's association of armored vehicle producers. With dozens killed in drug gang-related violence each month, the association predicted on ...

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